Trains from Glasgow to Preston

Wed, Sep 18
Easy as 1, 2, 3
Choose the cheapest and fastest routes from over 800 official partners
Get there your way
Enjoy travelling by train, bus and flight across Europe
Every time, anywhere
Because your trip doesn't end with a ticket, we’re here for you all the way

The cheapest trains

from Glasgow
to Preston

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

£20

Average

£33

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to Preston will cost around £ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.

Cheapest
carrier-logo
06:30Glasgow Central2h27 08:57Preston
0 changes
£201One-way
Cheapest
carrier-logo
13:40Glasgow Central2h16 15:56Preston
0 changes
£201One-way
Cheapest
carrier-logo
07:37Glasgow Central2h21 09:58Preston
0 changes
£201One-way
Cheapest
carrier-logo
12:40Glasgow Central2h16 14:56Preston
0 changes
£201One-way
carrier-logo
09:06Glasgow Central2h40 11:46Preston
0 changes
£201One-way

Train Times

Glasgow to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, Sep 18
carrier-logo
04:28Glasgow Central3h40 08:08Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
05:40Glasgow Central2h17 07:57Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
05:49Glasgow Central2h25 08:14Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
05:49Glasgow Central3h16 09:05Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
06:30Glasgow Central2h27 08:57Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
07:10Glasgow Central2h56 10:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
07:10Glasgow Central2h35 09:45Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
07:37Glasgow Central2h21 09:58Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
08:00Glasgow Central3h06 11:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
08:00Glasgow Central2h15 10:15Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
08:40Glasgow Central2h16 10:56Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
09:06Glasgow Central2h40 11:46Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
09:06Glasgow Central3h00 12:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
09:40Glasgow Central2h16 11:56Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
10:00Glasgow Central2h16 12:16Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
10:00Glasgow Central3h06 13:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
11:09Glasgow Central2h57 14:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
12:00Glasgow Central2h16 14:16Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
12:00Glasgow Central3h07 15:07Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
12:40Glasgow Central2h16 14:56Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
13:09Glasgow Central2h37 15:46Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
13:09Glasgow Central2h57 16:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
13:40Glasgow Central2h16 15:56Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
14:00Glasgow Central3h06 17:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
14:00Glasgow Central2h14 16:14Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
14:40Glasgow Central2h43 17:23Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
15:09Glasgow Central2h57 18:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
15:09Glasgow Central2h36 17:45Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
15:40Glasgow Central2h16 17:56Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
16:00Glasgow Central2h14 18:14Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
16:00Glasgow Central3h06 19:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
16:40Glasgow Central2h23 19:03Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
17:08Glasgow Central2h38 19:46Preston
0 changes
carrier-logo
17:08Glasgow Central2h59 20:07Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
17:40Glasgow Central3h26 21:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes
carrier-logo
19:08Glasgow Central2h58 22:06Bamber Bridge
0 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

COMPARE

Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Wed
Sep 18
£20First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
£104Flybe
Thu
Sep 19
£14First Transpennine Express
£22National Express
£70Flybe
Fri
Sep 20
£20First Transpennine Express
£14National Express
£30Flybe
Sat
Sep 21
£23Virgin Trains
£20National Express
£57Flybe
Tue
Sep 24
£14First Transpennine Express
£14National Express
£47Flybe
Thu
Sep 26
£14First Transpennine Express
£14National Express
£37Flybe
Fri
Sep 27
£36First Transpennine Express
£24National Express
£85Flybe
Sat
Sep 28
£17Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£30Flybe

The fastest trains

from Glasgow
to Preston

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 14 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Trains per day

36

Distance

253 km

Of the 36 train that leave Glasgow for Preston every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 253 km distance in an average of 2 h 41 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 14 m .

The slowest train will take 3 h 40 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.

Fastest
carrier-logo
16:00Glasgow Central2h14 18:14Preston
0 changes
£291One-way
Fastest
carrier-logo
14:00Glasgow Central2h14 16:14Preston
0 changes
£321One-way
carrier-logo
08:00Glasgow Central2h15 10:15Preston
0 changes
£321One-way
carrier-logo
15:40Glasgow Central2h16 17:56Preston
0 changes
£251One-way
carrier-logo
13:40Glasgow Central2h16 15:56Preston
0 changes
£201One-way

These companies trust us.
We sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn
train

Journey Summary

Glasgow to Preston Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 47 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £20
Trains depart from:Glasgow
Trains arrive in:Preston
Distance:253 km
TrainTrain Companies:First Transpennine Express, Virgin Trains

Trains from Glasgow to Preston: Journey Details

Trains from Glasgow to Preston leave throughout the day and the evening. The first train of the day leaves just before 4:30 am. Trains then run approximately every 30 minutes- 1 hour, until the last train of the day leaves at just after 8:00 pm. All services run direct. Trains between Glasgow and Preston have a journey time of around 2-3 hours. Services are provided by Virgin and First TransPennine Express. Train fares can vary depending on the provider.

Taking the Train from Glasgow

When travelling to Preston, trains depart from Glasgow's Central station. It is situated on Gordon Street, which is close to the river Clyde. There are several national and local bus services that leave from bus stops on Hope Street and Union Street. There is also a shuttle service that takes passengers to the airport. There is a taxi rank outside the main entrance to the station, as well as two collection and drop off points for cars.

Getting into Preston by Train

Preston is a town in Lancashire that is surrounded by a beautiful marina. It is great for shoppers, with two shopping centres and many bustling cafes and bars. Preston station is located on Fishergate. There are two bus stops outside the station with several services connecting the train station to the rest of the city centre, and the surrounding area of Preston. These buses run during the day and early evening, with services at weekends and on bank holidays. There is a taxi rank outside the station, as well as several nearby taxi firms. The station can be easily accessed on foot or by bicycle. There is secure bike storage available.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Glasgow
Preston
TrainGlasgow Central

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone

We use cookies to provide a better service, analyse user behaviour and to retarget Omio ads on other websites. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out at any time.