Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Preston

Showing times and prices for 2 Dec

Cheapest

£12

Average

£28

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 Leeds to Preston will cost around £ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

Cheapest
08:57Leeds Railway Station1h42 10:39Preston
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£121One-way
11:57Leeds Railway Station2h09 14:06Bamber Bridge
1 changes
£221One-way
12:57Leeds Railway Station2h10 15:07Bamber Bridge
1 changes
£221One-way
13:57Leeds Railway Station2h09 16:06Bamber Bridge
1 changes
£221One-way
10:58Leeds Railway Station2h08 13:06Bamber Bridge
1 changes
£221One-way

Train schedule from Leeds to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 2 Dec
08:07Leeds Railway Station1h57 10:04Preston
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08:15Leeds Railway Station2h08 10:23Preston
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08:45Leeds Railway Station1h51 10:36Preston
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08:57Leeds Railway Station2h09 11:06Bamber Bridge
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08:57Leeds Railway Station1h42 10:39Preston
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09:07Leeds Railway Station1h55 11:02Preston
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09:15Leeds Railway Station2h07 11:22Preston
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09:57Leeds Railway Station2h09 12:06Bamber Bridge
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10:58Leeds Railway Station2h08 13:06Bamber Bridge
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11:57Leeds Railway Station2h09 14:06Bamber Bridge
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12:57Leeds Railway Station2h10 15:07Bamber Bridge
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13:57Leeds Railway Station2h09 16:06Bamber Bridge
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Fastest train times from Leeds to Preston

Showing times and prices for 2 Dec

Fastest Journey

1 h 42 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

77 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Leeds for Preston every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 77 km distance in an average of 2 h 2 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 42 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 10 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
08:57Leeds Railway Station1h42 10:39Preston
0 changes
£121One-way
08:45Leeds Railway Station1h51 10:36Preston
1 changes
£371One-way
09:07Leeds Railway Station1h55 11:02Preston
1 changes
£371One-way
08:07Leeds Railway Station1h57 10:04Preston
1 changes
£371One-way
09:15Leeds Railway Station2h07 11:22Preston
2 changes
£371One-way

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Train Information between Leeds and Preston

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£12 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail

Trains from Leeds to Preston cover the 47 miles (76 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 42 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Preston.

Travel Tips

Trains from Leeds to Preston
Travel by train 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 Leeds to Preston.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Preston from Leeds cost?
You can find a cheap train from Leeds to Preston for some dates and times for as low as £12  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Leeds to Preston?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Preston from Leeds is £12  one way.
What is the distance to Preston from Leeds via train?
The distance from Leeds to Preston by train is approximately 47 miles (76 km).
How many hours does it take from Leeds to Preston by train?
The train time between Leeds and Preston is on average 1 h 42 min  for the 47 miles (76 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Leeds and Preston by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Leeds to Preston train leave from? Which Preston train station do I come into from Leeds?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Preston.

Where do I find the Leeds train station to Preston? Where is the Preston train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Leeds Railway Station, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Leeds. The most popular arrival train station in Preston, called Preston, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

What train companies offer a service between Leeds and Preston?
When taking a train from Leeds to Preston, you can count on Northern Rail for the best way to get you to Preston. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Leeds to Preston and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Is there a direct train between Leeds and Preston?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day to Preston from Leeds, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Northern Rail  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services are there between Leeds and Preston a day?
The average number of trains departing Leeds for Preston is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between Leeds and Preston to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Leeds to Preston is on average £12 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Preston from Leeds available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leeds
Preston
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip to Preston from Leeds.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Leeds Railway Station
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express