The cheapest trains from London to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Cheapest

$106

Average

$201

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 London to Preston will cost around $ 201 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 106.

Cheapest
10:30AMLondon Euston2h08 12:38PMPreston
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$1061One-way
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09:43AMLondon Euston3h08 12:51PMPreston
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$1061One-way
09:30AMLondon Euston2h36 12:06PMBamber Bridge
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$1091One-way
11:30AMLondon Euston2h36 02:06PMBamber Bridge
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$1091One-way
09:30AMLondon Euston2h08 11:38AMPreston
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$1091One-way

Timetable London to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, Oct 19
12:35AMLondon Euston7h16 07:51AMPreston
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05:31AMLondon Euston3h34 09:05AMBamber Bridge
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05:31AMLondon Euston2h43 08:14AMPreston
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06:43AMLondon Euston3h08 09:51AMPreston
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07:30AMLondon Euston2h08 09:38AMPreston
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07:30AMLondon Euston2h36 10:06AMBamber Bridge
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08:30AMLondon Euston2h08 10:38AMPreston
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08:30AMLondon Euston2h36 11:06AMBamber Bridge
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08:43AMLondon Euston3h08 11:51AMPreston
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09:30AMLondon Euston2h36 12:06PMBamber Bridge
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09:30AMLondon Euston2h08 11:38AMPreston
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09:43AMLondon Euston3h08 12:51PMPreston
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10:30AMLondon Euston2h08 12:38PMPreston
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10:30AMLondon Euston2h36 01:06PMBamber Bridge
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11:30AMLondon Euston2h36 02:06PMBamber Bridge
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
Oct 19
$106Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$356British Airways
Wed
Oct 20
$106Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$279British Airways
Thu
Oct 21
$109Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$160British Airways
Fri
Oct 22
$106Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$271British Airways
Sat
Oct 23
$106Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$106British Airways
Sun
Oct 24
$109Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
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Mon
Oct 25
$109Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$91British Airways
Tue
Oct 26
$106Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$167British Airways
Wed
Oct 27
$90Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$137British Airways
Thu
Oct 28
$106Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$115British Airways
Fri
Oct 29
$90Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$104British Airways
Sat
Oct 30
$106Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$80British Airways
Sun
Oct 31
$109Avanti West Coast
$35National Express
$74British Airways
Mon
Nov 1
$90Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$106British Airways
Tue
Nov 2
$71Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$99British Airways
Wed
Nov 3
$64Avanti West Coast
$14National Express
$73British Airways
Thu
Nov 4
$71Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$80British Airways
Fri
Nov 5
$71Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$77British Airways
Sat
Nov 6
$71Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$80British Airways
Sun
Nov 7
$109Avanti West Coast
$21National Express
$77British Airways

The fastest trains from London to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Fastest Journey

2 h 8 m

Average

2 h 57 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

306 km

Of the 15 trains that leave London for Preston every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 306 km distance in an average of 2 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 8 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 16 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.

Fastest
10:30AMLondon Euston2h08 12:38PMPreston
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$1061One-way
Fastest
08:30AMLondon Euston2h08 10:38AMPreston
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$2561One-way
Fastest
07:30AMLondon Euston2h08 09:38AMPreston
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$2561One-way
Fastest
09:30AMLondon Euston2h08 11:38AMPreston
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$1091One-way
09:30AMLondon Euston2h36 12:06PMBamber Bridge
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$1091One-way

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Train Information to Preston from London

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$107 (€87)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from London to Preston cover the 189 miles (305 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 8 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $106 (€86), but the average price of train tickets is $107 (€87). 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.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains from London to Preston?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Preston from London for as low as $106 (€86)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between London and Preston?
The London to Preston train ticket price is on average $107 (€87)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is London to Preston by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between London and Preston by train to be approximately 189 miles (305 km).
How many hours is the train time to Preston from London?
The train time from London to Preston is on average 2 h 8 min  for the 189 miles (305 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Preston by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from London to Preston depart from? Which Preston train station do I come into from London?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Preston.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Preston located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Preston, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

What train providers go from London to Preston?
Take the London to Preston train with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from London to Preston as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Preston from London a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from London to Preston. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from London to Preston? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from London to Preston leaves at 7: 30 AM. The last train departing from London to Preston leaves at 10: 30 AM. You can find the latest London to Preston train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from London to Preston to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Preston from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $107 (€87) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from London to Preston a few months in advance.

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.
Amenities at station
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
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
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar