The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Birmingham to Preston will cost around £ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 28.
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1 h 36 m
1 h 36 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Birmingham for Preston every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 153 km distance in an average of 1 h 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 36 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 36 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||94 miles (152 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||£43 (€48)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Birmingham to Preston cover the 94 miles (152 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 36 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £43, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Preston.
For as little as £21 you can travel by train from Birmingham to Preston with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Preston from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Omio helps you find the perfect Birmingham - Preston train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Birmingham to Preston, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Birmingham to Preston journey. You can expect to travel around 94 miles (152 km) from Birmingham to Preston on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets to Preston from Birmingham starting as low as £48 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!
Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to Preston from Birmingham due to the coronavirus:
Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street to Preston most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Birmingham.
The most popular arrival train station, Preston, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre of Preston.
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