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Journey details

Best price 16£
Journey duration 3 h 1 min
Connections per day 35
First departure: 01:07
Last departure: 22:56
Distance 164km

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Virail makes every journey easier: the only thing you will have to do is to specify the date of your journey from Leicester to Preston. Afterwards, you will be able to find the perfect option for your trip by filtering and sorting the results by price and departure. You can choose either a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. Virail will also automatically redirect you to the provider's website to complete your booking. Virail is a travel search engine with customers in more than 30 countries. Every year we help more than 60 million people to find the perfect solution for their journey. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and lets you find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies take you from Leicester to Preston by train?

Among all virail partners, you will also be able to travel with Nationalrail, serving the train route between Leicester and Preston.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Preston?

If you have the possibility to book in advance, you will be likely to find cheap train tickets from Leicester to Preston for 16,00 £. In case you can't plan in advance, train tickets to Preston cost on average 53,25 £.

Trains from Leicester to Preston


Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.

If the train timetable doesn't fit in your schedule or budget, bus and carpooling can provide you some time and price alternatives, without substantially changing the duration of the journey.

In which stations can you take the train to Preston and where will you arrive?

Trains leave Leicester from Leicester [ LEI ] and arrive at Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ].

How long does it take from Leicester to Preston and when do the trains leave?

While the first train to Preston leaves at 13:01, the last one is scheduled for 22:01. The average duration of the journey is of 4 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Preston in 2 hours and 33 minutes.

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