Liverpool to Preston train

Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

10

Average

15

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.

Cheapest
08:12AMLiverpool Lime Street0h46 08:58AMPreston
0 transfers
101One-way
06:36AMLiverpool Lime Street0h51 07:27AMPreston
0 transfers
111One-way
07:19AMMoorfields1h14 08:33AMPreston
1 transfer
181One-way
05:46AMLiverpool Lime Street1h24 07:10AMPreston
1 transfer
181One-way
07:00AMLiverpool Lime Street1h14 08:14AMPreston
1 transfer
181One-way

Train schedule from Liverpool to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, September 29
05:46AMLiverpool Lime Street1h24 07:10AMPreston
1 transfer
06:36AMLiverpool Lime Street0h51 07:27AMPreston
0 transfers
07:00AMLiverpool Lime Street1h14 08:14AMPreston
1 transfer
07:19AMMoorfields1h14 08:33AMPreston
1 transfer
07:43AMLiverpool Lime Street1h09 08:52AMPreston
1 transfer
08:12AMLiverpool Lime Street0h46 08:58AMPreston
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Liverpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

46 m

Average

1 h 6 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

43 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Liverpool for Preston every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:12AMLiverpool Lime Street0h46 08:58AMPreston
0 transfers
111One-way
06:36AMLiverpool Lime Street0h51 07:27AMPreston
0 transfers
111One-way
07:43AMLiverpool Lime Street1h09 08:52AMPreston
1 transfer
181One-way
07:19AMMoorfields1h14 08:33AMPreston
1 transfer
181One-way
07:00AMLiverpool Lime Street1h14 08:14AMPreston
1 transfer
181One-way

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Preston

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
durationAverage train duration46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$11 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express, Northern Rail, Mersey Rail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Liverpool to Preston cover the 27 miles (43 km) long route taking on average 46 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Mersey Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $11 (€11), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $6 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Preston.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 from Liverpool to Preston trains

Travel from Liverpool to Preston from $6 (€6) with Omio’s train partners Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

First TransPennine Express 3
Northern Rail (3)

Are you making plans to travel between Liverpool and Preston? Why not take a train with First TransPennine Express 3? Omio can show you current First TransPennine Express 3 train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Liverpool to Preston trains all in one place. On the First TransPennine Express 3 train, you can expect to travel 27 miles (43 km) from Liverpool to Preston. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Liverpool to Preston, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way First TransPennine Express 3 train between Liverpool and Preston, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

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

  • Average Duration: 46 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 2 a day

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from Liverpool to Preston train information:

  • Average Duration: 55 min
  • Average Price: $6
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Preston.
FAQs
Train tickets to Preston from Liverpool for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $6 (€6)  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $11 (€11)  for a train ticket between Liverpool and Preston.
The train distance from Liverpool to Preston is around 27 miles (43 km).
On average the Liverpool to Preston train time is 46 min  covering the 27 miles (43 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Liverpool Lime Street   to Preston   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0.4 miles (692 m) from the city center of Liverpool.

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

For the best Liverpool to Preston train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, Mersey Rail or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Preston from Liverpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Liverpool for Preston is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Liverpool to Preston at 7: 12 AM. The last train from Liverpool to Preston that you can take departs at 9: 17 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Liverpool to Preston schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Preston from Liverpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $11 (€11) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Liverpool to Preston a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
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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.
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Public transit options for Liverpool Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: 32 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool 1

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