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 Edinburgh to Preston will cost around £ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 47.
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It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Preston without changing at least once.
|Distance||151 miles (244 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 23 min|
|Average train ticket price||£30 (€34)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||First Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Edinburgh to Preston cover the 151 miles (244 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like First Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £21, but the average price of train tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Preston.
Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Preston most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.
The most popular arrival train station, Preston, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre of Preston.
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