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Do you know the best way to get from Preston to London? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much do train tickets from Preston to London cost?

On average, a train ticket from Preston to London will cost you £ 70.18. 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 £ 30.13. 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.

Journey Details

Best price £ 30.13
Journey duration 3 h 37 min
Connections per day 66
First departure 07:09
Last departure 22:43
Distance 190.8 mi

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Northern-logo
Northern
Duration: 3 h 56 min
Preston (Lancs) - London Euston
20:52 - 00:48
£ 39
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
Duration: 5 h 13 min
Preston (Lancs) - London Euston
19:17 - 00:30
£ 44.10
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
Duration: 2 h 15 min
Preston (Lancs) - London Euston
18:58 - 21:13
£ 46.20
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
Duration: 3 h 23 min
Preston (Lancs) - London Euston
19:17 - 22:40
£ 46.20
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
Duration: 2 h 25 min
Preston (Lancs) - London Euston
20:05 - 22:30
£ 46.20
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
Duration: 3 h 23 min
Preston (Lancs) - London Euston
20:18 - 23:41
£ 46.20
Avanti West Coast-logo
Avanti West Coast
Duration: 2 h 24 min
Preston (Lancs) - London Euston
21:00 - 23:24
£ 46.20

How long is the journey from Preston to London by train?

The journey between Preston and London runs for about 190.8 mi and usually takes approximately 3 h 37 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 15 min. If you are trying to get from Preston to London 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.

When do departures from Preston to London leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Preston at 07:09, and the last departure will leave at 22:43. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Preston to London can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the Preston to London route?

In Preston, departure stations include Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ] and Preston (Lancs). When you arrive in London, you may be able to disembark at stations such as London Euston [ EUS ], London Euston and London Marylebone. 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 Preston leave for London?

The exact number of journeys from Preston to London 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 66 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail and Avanti West Coast. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 76 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 London. 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 London varies, but in general, you can expect to find 21 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 45 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ]
Preston (Lancs)

Destination stations

London Euston [ EUS ]
London Euston
London Marylebone
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