London to Preston train

Cheap train tickets from London to Preston

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Cheapest

47

Average

79

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.

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05:31AMLondon Euston2h43 08:14AMPreston
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471One-way
06:43AMLondon Euston3h07 09:50AMPreston
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601One-way
08:43AMLondon Euston3h07 11:50AMPreston
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601One-way
07:30AMLondon Euston2h08 09:38AMPreston
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751One-way
07:43AMLondon Euston3h12 10:55AMPreston
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751One-way

Train schedule from London to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 8
05:31AMLondon Euston2h43 08:14AMPreston
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06:43AMLondon Euston3h07 09:50AMPreston
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07:30AMLondon Euston2h08 09:38AMPreston
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07:43AMLondon Euston3h12 10:55AMPreston
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08:43AMLondon Euston3h07 11:50AMPreston
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09:30AMLondon Euston2h08 11:38AMPreston
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09:43AMLondon Euston3h10 12:53PMPreston
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10:30AMLondon Euston2h08 12:38PMPreston
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10:43AMLondon Euston3h07 01:50PMPreston
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Fastest train times from London to Preston

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Fastest Journey

2 h 8 m

Average

2 h 45 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

306 km

Of the 9 trains that leave London for Preston every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:30AMLondon Euston2h08 09:38AMPreston
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751One-way
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10:30AMLondon Euston2h08 12:38PMPreston
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911One-way
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09:30AMLondon Euston2h08 11:38AMPreston
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911One-way
05:31AMLondon Euston2h43 08:14AMPreston
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471One-way
10:43AMLondon Euston3h07 01:50PMPreston
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1221One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Preston

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$114 (€105)
frequencyTrain frequency65 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 30 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from London to Preston cover the 189 miles (305 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 8 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 65 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $43 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $114 (€105). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Preston.

Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Preston.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from London to Preston for as low as $43 (€40)  for the next 7 days.
The London to Preston train ticket price is on average $114 (€105)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The London to Preston train distance is approximately 189 miles (305 km).
On average the London to Preston train travel time is 2 h 8 min  for the 189 miles (305 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Preston.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival train station in Preston, called Preston, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city center.

Take the London to Preston train with London North Eastern Railway, Avanti West Coast or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between London and Preston as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 30 direct trains a day between London and Preston. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Avanti West Coast. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 65 trains a day from London to Preston. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from London to Preston at 4: 31 AM. The last train from London to Preston that you can take departs at 8: 36 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Preston schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find trains from London to Preston to cost on average $114 (€105) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Preston train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Preston
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey from London to Preston.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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