Preston to Watford train

Fri, Jul 19
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Cheap train tickets from Preston to Watford

Showing times and prices for Jul 19

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
06:00AM3h35
Preston
09:35AMWatford
$631One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Preston to Watford

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 19
Avanti West Coast
06:00AM3h35
Preston
09:35AMWatford
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Preston to Watford

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Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

3 h 35 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

282 km

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

Avanti West Coast
06:00AM3h35
Preston
09:35AMWatford
$631One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Preston to Watford

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$123 (€106)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Preston to Watford cover the 175 miles (282 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 42 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $123 (€106), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $53 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Watford Junction.

Train companies: Virgin Trains and Caledonian Sleeper from Preston to Watford trains

For as little as $53 (€45) you can travel by train to Watford from Preston with Virgin Trains and Caledonian Sleeper. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

The Caledonian Sleeper is a train service operating in the United Kingdom. It offers overnight journeys between London, Scotland, the North of England and Wales. The service is operated by Serco and consists of two types of trains: the Classic Sleeper and the Lowland Sleeper. The Classic Sleeper offers comfortable sleeping berths, while the Lowland Sleeper offers reclining seats. Both trains offer onboard facilities such as Wi-Fi, power sockets, and complimentary tea and coffee. Ticket types include Standard, First Class and Solo. Standard tickets offer access to the lounge car, while First Class tickets include access to the lounge car and complimentary breakfast. Solo tickets are available for single travellers and offer access to the lounge car and a private sleeping berth. The most popular routes for the Caledonian Sleeper are London to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Passengers can also travel from London to Aberdeen, Fort William and Dundee.

Caledonian Sleeper from Preston to Watford train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: $115
  • Caledonian Sleeper frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Preston to Watford

FAQs: Travel by train from Preston to Watford 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 Watford.
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Cheap train tickets from Preston to Watford can start from as little as $53 (€45) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Preston to Watford is $123 (€106); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Preston to Watford train travel time is 2 h 42 min   for the 175 mile (282 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Preston to Watford leaves at 4: 32 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Preston to Watford leaves at 11: 18 AM.
Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day from Preston to Watford with Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Preston to Watford, you can count on Virgin Trains or Caledonian Sleeper for the best way to get you to Watford. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Preston and Watford and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Preston to Watford with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Preston, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Watford Junction, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Watford from Preston is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 42 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Preston to Watford is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Watford from Preston including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Preston and Watford

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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 Watford from Preston.
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The major train station for arrivals in Watford is Watford Junction. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Watford Junction for your journey to Watford from Preston.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from bay 1 of the bus station at the side of the railway station.

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