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Train Information between Manchester Airport and Preston

distanceDistance33 miles (53 km)
durationAverage train duration52 min
priceAverage train ticket price$9 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Manchester Airport to Preston cover the 33 miles (53 km) long trip taking on average 52 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $9 (€8), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $8 (€7).

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Trains from Manchester Airport to Preston
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Manchester Airport to Preston?
Train tickets between Manchester Airport and Preston for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $8 (€7)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Manchester Airport to Preston?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester Airport to Preston train to cost on average $9 (€8)  one way.
How far is Manchester Airport to Preston by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester Airport and Preston by train to be approximately 33 miles (53 km).
What is the Manchester Airport to Preston train travel time?
On average the Manchester Airport to Preston train travel time is 52 min  for the 33 miles (53 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train companies offer a service from Manchester Airport to Preston?
When taking a train from Manchester Airport to Preston, you can count on Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express for the best way to get you to Preston. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Manchester Airport to Preston and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I buy a direct train from Manchester Airport to Preston?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day to Preston from Manchester Airport. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express. 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.
How many train services per day are there to Preston from Manchester Airport?
The average number of trains departing Manchester Airport for Preston is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Manchester Airport to Preston?
The earliest train departing from Manchester Airport to Preston leaves at 7: 10 AM. The last train departing from Manchester Airport to Preston leaves at 8: 41 AM. 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.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Manchester Airport to Preston to get the best deals?
If you purchase the Manchester Airport to Preston train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $9 (€8). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Manchester Airport to Preston. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester Airport
Preston
The major railway station for departures from Manchester Airport is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your journey to Preston from Manchester Airport.

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