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$19Avanti West Coast
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Train Information from Preston to Edinburgh

distanceDistance151 miles (244 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFirst Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Preston to Edinburgh cover the 151 miles (244 km) long route taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $46 (€37), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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Trains from Preston to Edinburgh
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
How much do cheap trains to Edinburgh from Preston cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Preston and Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from $18 (€14)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train between Preston and Edinburgh?
The Preston to Edinburgh train ticket price is on average $46 (€37)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is Edinburgh from Preston by train?
The train distance from Preston to Edinburgh is around 151 miles (244 km).
How long is the train to Edinburgh from Preston?
On average the Preston to Edinburgh train time is 2 h 25 min  covering the 151 miles (244 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Preston and arrival train station in Edinburgh?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Preston   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the Preston train station located? Where is the Edinburgh train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Preston, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Preston to Edinburgh?
If you're looking for trains from Preston to Edinburgh, you can rely on First Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Preston to Edinburgh trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Preston and Edinburgh?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Preston to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Preston to Edinburgh?
You can take the first train from Preston to Edinburgh at 8: 04 AM. The last train from Preston to Edinburgh that you can take departs at 10: 56 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Preston to Edinburgh schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Preston to Edinburgh for the best deals?
You can find trains to Edinburgh from Preston to cost on average $46 (€37) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Preston to Edinburgh train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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