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Best price £ 9.38
Journey duration 2 h 50 min
Connections per day 30
First departure 05:31
Last departure 00:30
Distance 190.8 mi

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from London to Preston?

On average, a train ticket from London to Preston will cost you £ 62.79. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 9.38. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Trains from London to Preston

How long does it take to get from London to Preston by train?

The journey between London and Preston runs for about 190.8 mi and usually takes approximately 2 h 50 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 h 8 min. If you are trying to get from London to Preston as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from London to Preston?

The first journey of the day departs from London at 05:31. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 00:30. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London and Preston. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

What are the stations on the London to Preston route?

In London, departure stations include London Euston [ EUS ] and London Euston [ EUS ]. When you arrive in Preston, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ]. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do departures from London leave for Preston?

You will be able to travel from London to Preston using companies such as Nationalrail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 30 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 40 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from London to Preston using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 27 direct connections from London to Preston each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 3 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.