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Journey details

Best price 7.94£
Journey duration 2 h 1 min
Connections per day 46
First departure: 06:09
Last departure: 23:05
Distance 93km

Virail finds for you the best train offers from Sheffield to Preston

Finding the perfect train connection from Sheffield to Preston has never been so easy: thanks to virail, you will be able to compare hundreds of offers at the same time just by inserting the date of your trip. Through the price and departure filters, you will have the possibility to restrict the results and find the perfect solution. You can also specify if you need a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. The booking takes place on the provider's website, to which you will be automatically redirected. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. Virail helps more than 60 million users to make the best choice for their trip every year. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which rail companies offer connections by train from Sheffield to Preston?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Sheffield to Preston offered by Nationalrail.

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.

How much are the train tickets from Sheffield to Preston?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Sheffield to Preston from 9,20 £. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 29,70 £.

Trains from Sheffield to Preston


Sometimes it is possible to get cheaper solutions by having a look at limited offers or at fidelity programs made available on the companies' websites.

When travelling on such short distances, you can take into account also busses and carpooling options: with some luck you will find very cheap options, even if you book on short notice.

Which stations are served by the trains travelling from Sheffield to Preston?

The trains to Preston leave Sheffield from Sheffield [ SHF ] and arrive in Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ].

How long to you need to get to Preston by train?

The average duration of the journey is 2 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Preston in 1 hour and 59 minutes. The first train leaves from Sheffield at 08:02, while the last one leaves at 22:02.

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