Liverpool to Preston train

Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

£9

Average

£10

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.

Northern Rail
08:36Liverpool0h52 09:28Preston
0 changes
£91One-way
Transpennine Express
07:12Liverpool0h46 07:58Preston
0 changes
£101One-way
Northern Rail
16:09Liverpool1h00 17:09Preston
0 changes
£101One-way
Northern Rail
13:36Liverpool0h52 14:28Preston
0 changes
£101One-way

Train schedule Liverpool to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 23 May
Transpennine Express
07:12Liverpool0h46 07:58Preston
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Northern Rail
08:36Liverpool0h52 09:28Preston
0 changes
Northern Rail
13:36Liverpool0h52 14:28Preston
0 changes
Northern Rail
16:09Liverpool1h00 17:09Preston
0 changes

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Fastest train times from Liverpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

46 m

Average

52 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

43 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Liverpool for Preston every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
07:12Liverpool0h46 07:58Preston
0 changes
£101One-way
Northern Rail
13:36Liverpool0h52 14:28Preston
0 changes
£101One-way
Northern Rail
08:36Liverpool0h52 09:28Preston
0 changes
£91One-way
Northern Rail
16:09Liverpool1h00 17:09Preston
0 changes
£101One-way

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Preston

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
durationAverage train duration46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTranspennine Express, Northern Rail or Mersey Rail

Trains from Liverpool to Preston cover the 27 miles (43 km) long journey taking on average 46 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or Mersey Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £8, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Preston.

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Preston.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Preston from Liverpool for as little as £7  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Liverpool to Preston train prices are on average £8  one way.
The Liverpool to Preston train distance is approximately 27 miles (43 km).
On average the Liverpool to Preston train time is 46 min  covering the 27 miles (43 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Liverpool Lime Street   to Preston.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (692 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.

For the best Liverpool to Preston train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or Mersey Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Liverpool and Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Liverpool to Preston. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Liverpool to Preston at 07: 12   or take the last train from Liverpool to Preston leaving at 22: 15. Look for the latest Liverpool Preston train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
You can find a train between Liverpool and Preston to cost on average £8 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Liverpool to Preston train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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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

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