Bristol to Preston train

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Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Preston

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
10:353h16
Bristol
13:51Preston
£801One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBristol to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Avanti West Coast
10:353h16
Bristol
13:51Preston
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Train times from Bristol to Preston

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 16 m

Average

3 h 16 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

257 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Bristol for Preston 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
10:353h16
Bristol
13:51Preston
£801One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Preston

distanceDistance159 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£82 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Bristol to Preston cover the 159 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 16 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £82. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Preston.

Train providers: Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Bristol to Preston

For as little as £78 you can travel by train from Bristol to Preston with Virgin Trains and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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

Bristol to Preston train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £260
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Bristol to Preston train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bristol to Preston 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 Bristol to Preston.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Preston can start from as little as £43 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bristol to Preston is £82; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Preston from Bristol is on average 3 h 16 min   for the 159 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bristol to Preston by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bristol to Preston leaves at 06: 35. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bristol to Preston leaves at 19: 35.
There are 10 trains a day from Bristol to Preston which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Bristol to Preston you can take a train with Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Preston from Bristol on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 35.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Preston, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Preston from Bristol is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bristol to Preston is October.
You have options as you can travel between Bristol and Preston 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Bristol and Preston

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Preston
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip between Bristol and Preston.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House
Bristol, Airport
Bristol, Napier Road

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