Glasgow to Preston train

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Preston

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Cheapest

14

Average

34

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
05:30AMGlasgow2h27 07:57AMPreston
0 transfers
141One-way
Avanti West Coast
03:28AMGlasgow2h27 05:55AMPreston
0 transfers
141One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:36AMGlasgow2h20 09:56AMPreston
0 transfers
191One-way
Avanti West Coast
04:33AMGlasgow2h24 06:57AMPreston
0 transfers
221One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:35PMGlasgow2h22 02:57PMPreston
0 transfers
431One-way

Train schedule from Glasgow to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17
Avanti West Coast
03:28AMGlasgow2h27 05:55AMPreston
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
04:33AMGlasgow2h24 06:57AMPreston
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:30AMGlasgow2h27 07:57AMPreston
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
07:36AMGlasgow2h20 09:56AMPreston
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
10:07AMGlasgow2h38 12:45PMPreston
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
12:09PMGlasgow2h37 02:46PMPreston
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
12:35PMGlasgow2h22 02:57PMPreston
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
01:37PMGlasgow2h22 03:59PMPreston
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
02:08PMGlasgow2h35 04:43PMPreston
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
06:11PMGlasgow2h31 08:42PMPreston
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Preston

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 28 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

253 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Glasgow for Preston every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
07:36AMGlasgow2h20 09:56AMPreston
0 transfers
191One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:35PMGlasgow2h22 02:57PMPreston
0 transfers
431One-way
Avanti West Coast
01:37PMGlasgow2h22 03:59PMPreston
0 transfers
441One-way
Avanti West Coast
04:33AMGlasgow2h24 06:57AMPreston
0 transfers
221One-way
Avanti West Coast
05:30AMGlasgow2h27 07:57AMPreston
0 transfers
141One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Preston

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€44)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Glasgow to Preston cover the 157 miles (253 km) long route taking on average 2 h 16 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $48 (€44), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Preston.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 from Glasgow to Preston trains

Travel between Glasgow and Preston from $15 (€14) with Omio’s train partners First TransPennine Express 3! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

First TransPennine Express 3

One of the best ways to travel from Glasgow to Preston is by taking a train with First TransPennine Express 3. Omio helps you find the ideal First TransPennine Express 3 train to Preston from Glasgow by showing you First TransPennine Express 3 current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Glasgow to Preston trip. You can expect to travel 157 miles (253 km) from Glasgow to Preston on a train with First TransPennine Express 3. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Glasgow and Preston, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Glasgow and Preston!

Train information from Glasgow to Preston with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 39 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 9 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Preston

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 Glasgow to Preston.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Glasgow to Preston to cost as little as $15 (€14)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Preston train price to come in at an average of $48 (€44)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 157 miles (253 km)  to Preston from Glasgow by train.
On average the Glasgow to Preston train travel time is 2 h 16 min  for the 157 miles (253 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to Preston   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Glasgow Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in Preston, called Preston, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city center.

If you're looking for trains from Glasgow to Preston, you can rely on Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service to get you to Preston. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Glasgow to Preston route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Glasgow at 4: 32 AM. The last train leaves from Glasgow at 7: 06 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Glasgow to Preston and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Glasgow to Preston train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $48 (€44). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Glasgow to Preston. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Preston
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your journey to Preston from Glasgow.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
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Public transit options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
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Public transit options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
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Public transit options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
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Public transit options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road

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