Liverpool to Preston train

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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Liverpool to Preston is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Northern Rail
08:39AM0h54
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:33AMPreston station (PRE)
$121One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:39AM0h54
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:33AMPreston station (PRE)
$131One-way
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:12AM0h45
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:57AMPreston station (PRE)
$131One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:45AM1h06
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:51AMPreston station (PRE)
$241One-way
1 transfer
Northern Rail
09:45AM1h06
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:51AMPreston station (PRE)
$241One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Liverpool to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
Transpennine Express
08:12AM0h45
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:57AMPreston station (PRE)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:39AM0h54
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:33AMPreston station (PRE)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:45AM1h06
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:51AMPreston station (PRE)
1 transfer
Mersey Rail
09:04AM1h13
Moorfields (MRF)
10:17AMPreston station (PRE)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
09:39AM0h54
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:33AMPreston station (PRE)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:45AM1h06
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:51AMPreston station (PRE)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Liverpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

45 m

Average

59 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

43 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Liverpool for Preston every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:12AM0h45
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:57AMPreston station (PRE)
$131One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:39AM0h54
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:33AMPreston station (PRE)
$131One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:39AM0h54
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:33AMPreston station (PRE)
$121One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:45AM1h06
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:51AMPreston station (PRE)
$241One-way
1 transfer
Northern Rail
09:45AM1h06
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:51AMPreston station (PRE)
$241One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Preston

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
durationAverage train duration48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$12 (€10)
frequencyTrain frequency38 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Merseyrail, East Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains

Trains from Liverpool to Preston cover the 27 miles (43 km) long route taking on average 48 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Merseyrail, East Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 38 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Preston.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Merseyrail from Liverpool to Preston trains

For as little as $6 (€5) you can travel by train to Preston from Liverpool with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Merseyrail. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Liverpool to Preston train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 56 min
  • Cheapest Price: $24

FAQs: Trains from Liverpool to Preston

FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Preston.
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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Preston can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool to Preston is $12 (€10); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Liverpool to Preston is on average 48 min   for the 27 mile (43 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Liverpool to Preston by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Liverpool to Preston leaves at 5: 38 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Liverpool to Preston leaves at 11: 15 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Liverpool to Preston without having to change trains with Northern Rail (3). There are 15 direct trains from Liverpool to Preston each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Preston. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Liverpool to Preston.
For the journey from Liverpool to Preston you can take a train with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Merseyrail, East Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Preston from Liverpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 15 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (732 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.

A day trip to Preston from Liverpool is worth doing with a journey time of 48 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Liverpool to Preston is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Preston from Liverpool including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Liverpool and Preston

Liverpool
Preston
The major railway station for departures from Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your journey between Liverpool and Preston.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transit options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
The major train station for arrivals in Preston is Preston. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Preston for your journey to Preston from Liverpool.
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ParkingParking
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