Preston to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Preston to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Cheapest

63

Average

63

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Preston to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
05:49AMPreston2h46 08:35AMBirmingham
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631One-way

Train schedule from Preston to Birmingham

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Fastest train times from Preston to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Fastest Journey

2 h 46 m

Average

2 h 46 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

153 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Preston for Birmingham every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
05:49AMPreston2h46 08:35AMBirmingham
0 transfers
631One-way

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Overview: Train from Preston to Birmingham

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$73 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Preston to Birmingham cover the 94 miles (152 km) long route taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $73 (€63), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $72 (€62). Travelers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Preston to Birmingham trains

You can travel by train from Preston to Birmingham with CrossCountry for as low as $72 (€62). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Birmingham from Preston you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry between Preston and Birmingham for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Preston to Birmingham train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Preston - Birmingham journey and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Preston to Birmingham by train is 94 miles (152 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as $72 (€62) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Preston to Birmingham in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Preston - Birmingham train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Preston to Birmingham

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Preston to Birmingham.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Preston for as low as $72 (€62)  for the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $73 (€63)  for a train ticket between Preston and Birmingham.
    You should expect to travel around 94 miles (152 km)  between Preston and Birmingham by train.
    On average the Preston to Birmingham train travel time is 2 h 46 min  for the 94 miles (152 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Preston   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Preston, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center.

    For the best Preston to Birmingham train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Birmingham from Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 16 trains a day from Preston to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest train from Preston to Birmingham at 5: 33 AM   or take the last train from Preston to Birmingham leaving at 10: 40 PM. Look for the latest Preston to Birmingham train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Preston to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $73 (€63) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Preston to Birmingham a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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