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 £ 45 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 22.
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1 h 36 m
2 h 14 m
Trains per day
Of the 8 trains that leave Birmingham for Preston every day 4 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 2 h 14 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 36 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 51 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||£29 (€33)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Birmingham to Preston cover the 94 miles (152 km) long journey 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 trip costs around £29, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Preston.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arriving in Preston.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham.
The most popular arrival train station, Preston, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Preston.
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