The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Preston is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
2 h 21 m
2 h 27 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Edinburgh for Preston every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||151 miles (244 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||$53 (€46)|
|Train frequency||14 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Transpennine Express, Avanti West Coast or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Edinburgh to Preston cover the 151 miles (244 km) long route taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Avanti West Coast or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $53 (€46), but the average price of train tickets is $53 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Preston.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Preston, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.
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