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Traveling from Preston to Liverpool with Virail

Planning to travel from Preston to Liverpool? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Preston to Liverpool by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Preston to Liverpool cost £ 13.74. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 15.96 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Preston to Liverpool.

Journey Details

Best price £ 13.74
Journey duration 1 h 44 min
Connections per day 93
First departure 07:09
Last departure 22:30
Distance 26.7 mi
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Northern
Duration: 1 h 24 min
Preston (Lancs) - Bootle Oriel Road
07:25 - 08:49
£ 13
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Northern
Duration: 1 h 23 min
Preston (Lancs) - Bootle Oriel Road
08:26 - 09:49
£ 13
Northern-logo
Northern
Duration: 1 h 23 min
Preston (Lancs) - Bootle Oriel Road
09:26 - 10:49
£ 13
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Northern
Duration: 1 h 23 min
Preston (Lancs) - Bootle Oriel Road
10:26 - 11:49
£ 13
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Northern
Duration: 1 h 23 min
Preston (Lancs) - Bootle Oriel Road
12:26 - 13:49
£ 13
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Northern
Duration: 1 h 23 min
Preston (Lancs) - Bootle Oriel Road
13:26 - 14:49
£ 13
Northern-logo
Northern
Duration: 1 h 23 min
Preston (Lancs) - Bootle Oriel Road
14:26 - 15:49
£ 13

How long does the journey from Preston to Liverpool take by train?

The journey between Preston and Liverpool by train usually takes 1 h 44 min to cover a distance of 27.3 mi. The shortest journey from Preston to Liverpool will take you 1 h 14 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Liverpool quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Preston to Liverpool?

The first daily departure from Preston to Liverpool leaves at 07:09, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Preston and Liverpool. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

When traveling from Preston to Liverpool by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Preston from the following stations: Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ] and Preston (Lancs). Arriving at Liverpool, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Liverpool Lime Street [ LIV ] and Bootle Oriel Road. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Liverpool.

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

The exact number of journeys from Preston to Liverpool can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 93 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 93 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Preston to Liverpool. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Preston to Liverpool varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 93 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ]
Preston (Lancs)

Destination stations

Liverpool Lime Street [ LIV ]
Bootle Oriel Road
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