Liverpool to Preston train

Sun, 19 May
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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

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

Northern Rail
09:131h04
Liverpool
10:17Preston
£71One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
22:151h05
Liverpool
23:20Preston
£81One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
19:121h04
Liverpool
20:16Preston
£81One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
21:121h03
Liverpool
22:15Preston
£81One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
10:171h06
Liverpool
11:23Preston
£91One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLiverpool to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 19 May
Northern Rail
19:121h04
Liverpool
20:16Preston
0 changes
Northern Rail
10:171h06
Liverpool
11:23Preston
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:131h04
Liverpool
10:17Preston
0 changes
Northern Rail
22:151h05
Liverpool
23:20Preston
0 changes
Northern Rail
21:121h03
Liverpool
22:15Preston
0 changes

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Train times from Liverpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 3 m

Average

1 h 4 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

43 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Liverpool for Preston every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
21:121h03
Liverpool
22:15Preston
£81One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
19:121h04
Liverpool
20:16Preston
£81One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
09:131h04
Liverpool
10:17Preston
£71One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
16:151h04
Liverpool
17:19Preston
£91One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
22:151h05
Liverpool
23:20Preston
£81One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Preston

distanceDistance27 miles
durationAverage train duration54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency38 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Merseyrail, East Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains

Trains from Liverpool to Preston cover the 27 miles long route taking on average 54 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Merseyrail, East Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 38 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £8, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Preston.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Merseyrail trains Liverpool to Preston

Travel between Liverpool and Preston from £5 with Omio’s train partners Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Merseyrail! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

    Trains from Liverpool to Preston

    The distance between Liverpool and Preston in the north-east of England is approximately 40 miles. Trains from Liverpool to Preston complete this journey in between 1 hour and 1 hour 45 minutes. Trains depart from Lime Street station in Liverpool and arrive at the main station in the centre of Preston. There are direct links between Liverpool and Preston that are provided by Northern rail, or indirect routes that require a change of train that are run by Virgin trains and London Midlands railways. Trains from Liverpool to Preston run approximately 5 times per hour during the day, and twice per hour over night.

    FAQs: Liverpool to Preston train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Preston.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Preston can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool to Preston is £8; 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 Liverpool is on average 54 min   for the 27 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Liverpool to Preston by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Liverpool to Preston leaves at 06: 38. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Liverpool to Preston leaves at 22: 15.
    There are 38 trains a day from Liverpool to Preston which require at least one change with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Merseyrail, East Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Yes, there's a high-speed train to Preston. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Liverpool to Preston.
    For the best Liverpool to Preston train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Merseyrail, East Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Liverpool and Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 15.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (731 m) 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.

    The cheapest month for a train from Liverpool to Preston is February.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Preston from Liverpool including taking a train or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Liverpool and Preston

    Liverpool
    Preston
    The major railway station for departures from Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your trip from Liverpool to Preston.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
    Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
    Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
    Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
    Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Liverpool Central
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: 32 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool 1
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 1515551111
    Public transport options for Liverpool South Parkway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stand 4, located in the main concourse area
    Liverpool Lime Street, Central, James Street or MoorfieldsAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Liverpool, John Lennon Airport
    Liverpool, Sandhills Station (stop A)Accessibility
    Amenities at station
    AccessibilityAccessibility

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