Manchester Airport to Preston train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester Airport to Preston

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Cheapest

7

Average

11

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.

Northern Rail
07:45AMManchester Airport1h11 08:56AMPreston
0 transfers
71One-way
Northern Rail
07:59AMManchester Airport1h24 09:23AMPreston
0 transfers
101One-way
Northern Rail
07:28AMManchester Airport1h15 08:43AMPreston
0 transfers
101One-way
Northern Rail
04:46PMManchester Airport1h05 05:51PMPreston
0 transfers
101One-way
Northern Rail
08:46AMManchester Airport1h03 09:49AMPreston
0 transfers
101One-way

Train schedule from Manchester Airport to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 13
Northern Rail
07:28AMManchester Airport1h15 08:43AMPreston
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Northern Rail
07:45AMManchester Airport1h11 08:56AMPreston
0 transfers
Northern Rail
07:59AMManchester Airport1h24 09:23AMPreston
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:46AMManchester Airport1h03 09:49AMPreston
0 transfers
Northern Rail
11:46AMManchester Airport1h12 12:58PMPreston
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
04:10PMManchester Airport0h51 05:01PMPreston
0 transfers
Northern Rail
04:46PMManchester Airport1h05 05:51PMPreston
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester Airport to Preston

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

51 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

53 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Manchester Airport for Preston every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
04:10PMManchester Airport0h51 05:01PMPreston
0 transfers
191One-way
Northern Rail
08:46AMManchester Airport1h03 09:49AMPreston
0 transfers
101One-way
Northern Rail
04:46PMManchester Airport1h05 05:51PMPreston
0 transfers
101One-way
Northern Rail
07:45AMManchester Airport1h11 08:56AMPreston
0 transfers
71One-way
Northern Rail
11:46AMManchester Airport1h12 12:58PMPreston
0 transfers
101One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester Airport to Preston

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage train duration51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$10 (€9)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Manchester Airport to Preston cover the 33 miles (53 km) long journey taking on average 51 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $10 (€9), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Airport and arrive in Preston.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester Airport to Preston trains

Find the best trains to Preston from Manchester Airport with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 from $8 (€7). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

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.

Train information from Manchester Airport to Preston with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 1 h 12 min
  • Average Price: $8
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 30 a day

Looking to travel by train to Preston from Manchester Airport? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with First TransPennine Express 3. Check Omio to see current First TransPennine Express 3 train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Manchester Airport to Preston train and book First TransPennine Express 3 tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Manchester Airport and Preston, you can expect to travel 33 miles (53 km) one-way with First TransPennine Express 3. If you search for trains from Manchester Airport to Preston in the Omio app, you can check 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. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with First TransPennine Express 3, we do the work for you to get you safely to Preston from Manchester Airport. Book that perfect Manchester Airport to Preston train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with First TransPennine Express 3!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester Airport to Preston train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 14 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 15 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester Airport 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 Manchester Airport to Preston.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester Airport to Preston trains for as little as $8 (€7)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester Airport to Preston train to cost on average $10 (€9)  one way.
The train distance from Manchester Airport to Preston is around 33 miles (53 km).
The Manchester Airport to Preston train duration is on average 51 min, which is to be expected when traveling 33 miles (53 km) to Preston from Manchester Airport. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Airport   to Preston   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Manchester Airport and need to travel around 9.4 miles (15.1 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Preston most often arrive at Preston and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this train station to the city center.

For the best Manchester Airport to Preston train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Manchester Airport and Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.
The earliest train departing from Manchester Airport to Preston leaves at 6: 40 AM. The last train departing from Manchester Airport to Preston leaves at 10: 48 PM. You can find the latest Manchester Airport to Preston train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains from Manchester Airport to Preston to cost on average $10 (€9) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester Airport to Preston train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Trains departing from Manchester Airport

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Phone

Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
9.4 miles (15.1 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The nearest taxi rank is at Terminal 1.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Passport Photo Booth
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 107 2149 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: re Step free access is provided from the Ground Transport Interchange to all platforms via lifts or ramps. This station is staffed for all services. This station is Category A. Station staff can provide assistance from Meeting Point 1 (adjacent to the Station Booking Office) and throughout the railway station, and with boarding and alighting the train. Customers requiring assistance should make themselves known to station staff no less than 20 minutes prior to the departure time of their train. Customers requiring assistance to access other services or to connect with terminals should request this from their airline or Manchester Airport Group. Assistance can be requested in advance by contacting the TransPennine Express Assisted Travel Team on 0800 107 2149 (18001 prefix for TextRelay). Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible public telephones: In the station cafe on platforms 2 and 3 | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Preston

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Phone

Distance from Preston to city center
Distance from Preston to city center
2.2 km
Amenities at station

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