Birmingham to Preston train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

23

Average

50

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
06:15AMBirmingham1h37 07:52AMPreston
0 transfers
231One-way
Cross Country
02:31PMBirmingham2h31 05:02PMPreston
0 transfers
541One-way
Cross Country
06:57PMBirmingham2h53 09:50PMPreston
0 transfers
541One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15PMBirmingham1h48 10:03PMPreston
0 transfers
541One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMBirmingham1h40 09:55AMPreston
0 transfers
541One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 5
Avanti West Coast
06:15AMBirmingham1h37 07:52AMPreston
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMBirmingham1h40 09:55AMPreston
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
11:15AMBirmingham1h35 12:50PMPreston
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
02:04PMBirmingham1h45 03:49PMPreston
0 transfers
Cross Country
02:31PMBirmingham2h31 05:02PMPreston
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:18PMBirmingham1h58 07:16PMPreston
0 transfers
Cross Country
06:57PMBirmingham2h53 09:50PMPreston
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:15PMBirmingham1h48 10:03PMPreston
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

1 h 35 m

Average

1 h 58 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

153 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Birmingham for Preston every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
11:15AMBirmingham1h35 12:50PMPreston
0 transfers
551One-way
Avanti West Coast
06:15AMBirmingham1h37 07:52AMPreston
0 transfers
231One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15AMBirmingham1h40 09:55AMPreston
0 transfers
541One-way
West Midlands Railway
02:04PMBirmingham1h45 03:49PMPreston
0 transfers
551One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:15PMBirmingham1h48 10:03PMPreston
0 transfers
541One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Preston

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or CrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham to Preston cover the 94 miles (152 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 37 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $14 (€14), but the average price of train tickets is $43 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Preston.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Preston trains

Find the best trains between Birmingham and Preston with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from $14 (€14). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Preston you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Birmingham - Preston train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Preston from Birmingham, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Birmingham to Preston trip. You can expect to travel around 94 miles (152 km) to Preston from Birmingham on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets to Preston from Birmingham starting as low as $56 (€54) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

Train information from Birmingham to Preston with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 53 min
  • Average Price: $56
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Preston

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Preston easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Preston.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Preston from Birmingham for as low as $14 (€14)  for the next 7 days.
The train price from Birmingham to Preston is on average $43 (€41)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The Birmingham to Preston train distance is approximately 94 miles (152 km).
On average the Birmingham to Preston train time is 1 h 37 min  covering the 94 miles (152 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Preston.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Preston, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center of Preston.

For the trip from Birmingham to Preston you can take a train with Avanti West Coast or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Preston from Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Preston is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Preston leaves at 6: 15 AM. The last train departing from Birmingham to Preston leaves at 8: 57 PM. You can find the latest Birmingham to Preston train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase the Birmingham to Preston train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $43 (€41). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Birmingham to Preston. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Preston
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey to Preston from Birmingham.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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