Preston to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Preston to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Dec 10

Cheapest

17

Average

37

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

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06:41PMPreston3h55 10:36PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 transfer
171One-way
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07:42PMPreston3h56 11:38PMEdinburgh Waverley
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171One-way
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08:42PMPreston3h54 12:36AMEdinburgh Waverley
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171One-way
06:54PMPreston4h15 11:09PMEdinburgh Waverley
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291One-way
01:05PMPreston2h34 03:39PMEdinburgh Waverley
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481One-way

Train schedule from Preston to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, December 10
09:53AMPreston2h28 12:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
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11:53AMPreston2h24 02:17PMEdinburgh Waverley
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01:05PMPreston2h34 03:39PMEdinburgh Waverley
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01:53PMPreston2h24 04:17PMEdinburgh Waverley
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06:41PMPreston3h55 10:36PMEdinburgh Waverley
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06:54PMPreston4h15 11:09PMEdinburgh Waverley
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07:05PMPreston2h35 09:40PMEdinburgh Waverley
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07:42PMPreston3h56 11:38PMEdinburgh Waverley
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08:42PMPreston3h54 12:36AMEdinburgh Waverley
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Fastest train times from Preston to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Dec 10

Fastest Journey

2 h 24 m

Average

3 h 9 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

245 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Preston for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
01:53PMPreston2h24 04:17PMEdinburgh Waverley
0 transfers
511One-way
Fastest
11:53AMPreston2h24 02:17PMEdinburgh Waverley
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511One-way
09:53AMPreston2h28 12:21PMEdinburgh Waverley
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541One-way
01:05PMPreston2h34 03:39PMEdinburgh Waverley
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481One-way
07:05PMPreston2h35 09:40PMEdinburgh Waverley
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481One-way

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Overview: Train from Preston to Edinburgh

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$73 (€66)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Preston to Edinburgh cover the 151 miles (244 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $37 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $73 (€66). Travelers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and First TransPennine Express 3 from Preston to Edinburgh trains

Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and First TransPennine Express 3 trains will get you from Preston to Edinburgh from $37 (€33). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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First TransPennine Express 3
Northern Rail (3)

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

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets to Edinburgh from Preston, check out Omio! With one-way Preston to Edinburgh train ticket prices starting as low as $37 (€33) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Edinburgh from Preston by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train schedules and tickets for this 151 miles (244 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets to Edinburgh from Preston in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Preston and Edinburgh on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

    Find the perfect First TransPennine Express 3 train from Preston to Edinburgh for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest First TransPennine Express 3 train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Edinburgh from Preston. You can also check relevant travel information for the First TransPennine Express 3 train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 151 miles (244 km) on this trip and your First TransPennine Express 3 Preston to Edinburgh train ticket can cost as little as $37 (€33) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for First TransPennine Express 3 tickets between Preston and Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

    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.

      Travel Tips: Trains from Preston to Edinburgh

      Travel Tips: Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Preston to Edinburgh to cost as little as $37 (€33)  in the next 7 days.
      If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Preston to Edinburgh train to cost on average $73 (€66)  one way.
      The Preston to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 151 miles (244 km).
      On average the Preston to Edinburgh train time is 2 h 22 min  covering the 151 miles (244 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      Omio customers book a train from Preston   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

      You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Preston, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Preston. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (660 m) away from its city center.

      If you're looking for trains from Preston to Edinburgh, you can rely on Cross Country, Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Preston to Edinburgh journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day between Preston and Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Transpennine Express or 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.
      The average number of trains departing Preston for Edinburgh is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      You can take the earliest train from Preston to Edinburgh at 6: 05 PM   or take the last train from Preston to Edinburgh leaving at 6: 05 PM. Look for the latest Preston to Edinburgh train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
      The price of a one way train ticket from Preston to Edinburgh is on average $73 (€66) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Edinburgh from Preston available a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports in Preston and Edinburgh

      Preston
      Edinburgh
      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 Edinburgh from Preston.

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