Lancaster to Preston train

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Cheap train tickets from Lancaster to Preston

Showing times and prices for 13 Jul

Cheapest

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

Northern Rail
05:500h18
Lancaster
06:08Preston
£31One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
13:490h19
Lancaster
14:08Preston
£51One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
20:030h19
Lancaster
20:22Preston
£51One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLancaster to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 13 July
Northern Rail
13:490h19
Lancaster
14:08Preston
0 changes
Northern Rail
05:500h18
Lancaster
06:08Preston
0 changes
Northern Rail
20:030h19
Lancaster
20:22Preston
0 changes

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Train times from Lancaster to Preston

Showing times and prices for 13 Jul

Fastest Journey

18 m

Average

18 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

34 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Lancaster for Preston every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
05:500h18
Lancaster
06:08Preston
£31One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
13:490h19
Lancaster
14:08Preston
£51One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
20:030h19
Lancaster
20:22Preston
£51One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Lancaster to Preston

distanceDistance21 miles
durationAverage train duration17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£5 (€6)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains

Trains from Lancaster to Preston cover the 21 miles long route taking on average 17 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £5, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £2. Travellers depart most frequently from Lancaster and arrive in Preston.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains trains Lancaster to Preston

Find the best trains from Lancaster to Preston with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains from £2. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Train information from Lancaster to Preston with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: £5

FAQs: Lancaster to Preston train

FAQs: Travel by train from Lancaster 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 Lancaster to Preston.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Lancaster to Preston can start from as little as £2 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lancaster to Preston is £5; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Lancaster to Preston train travel time is 17 min   for the 21 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lancaster to Preston leaves at 04: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lancaster to Preston leaves at 22: 26.
For the journey from Lancaster to Preston you can take a train with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Preston from Lancaster on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 26.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lancaster, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 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 day trip to Preston from Lancaster is worth doing with a journey time of 17 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Lancaster to Preston by train is March.
You have options as you can travel to Preston from Lancaster 2 different ways: coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Lancaster and Preston

Lancaster
Preston
The major railway station for departures from Lancaster is Lancaster. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Lancaster for your trip between Lancaster and Preston.
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Public transport options for Lancaster
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stop outside the station rear entrance adjacent to platform 3.

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