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.
The average ticket from Glasgow to Preston will cost around $ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.
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2 h 16 m
3 h 26 m
Trains per day
Of the 20 trains that leave Glasgow for Preston every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 253 km distance in an average of 3 h 26 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 16 m .
The slowest trains will take 11 h 37 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||157 miles (253 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 37 min|
|Average train ticket price||$38 (€31)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express|
Trains from Glasgow to Preston cover the 157 miles (253 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 37 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $38 (€31), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Preston.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Glasgow Central and arriving in Preston.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Glasgow Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Glasgow.
The most popular arrival train station, Preston, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Preston.
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