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 London to Preston will cost around £ 78 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 78.
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3 h 22 m
3 h 22 m
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It's difficult to get from London to Preston without changing at least once.
|Distance||189 miles (305 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||£75 (€85)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Avanti West Coast|
Trains from London to Preston cover the 189 miles (305 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 8 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £75, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £64. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Preston.
There are trains from London to Preston every day of the week. The route is usually direct; however, there are indirect options available (involving one change). The main provider for this service is Virgin trains. The first departure of the day is at around 8:30 a.m, while the last train departs from London at approximately 4:40 p.m. During operating hours there is usually at least one service per hour. The travel time for this journey is about 2 hours. Peak fares tend to apply after 3 p.m.
Trains from London to Preston usually depart from Euston Station. The station is situated in the London Borough of Camden, which is centrally located within the city. The station is connected to Euston underground station on the Northern line and Victoria line. In addition, Euston Station is a short walk from King’s Cross Station. Just in front of Euston train station is a convenient bus station. There is also a long stay car park and taxi ranks located below the train station.
Preston is a large city situated in Lancashire. The city boasts a fascinating history, and was once a major centre for industry. Preston is home to a variety of museums and historic attractions, such as the British Commercial Vehicle Museum, the National Football Museum, St Walburge Church and Preston Martyrs Monument. Trains from London to Preston terminate at Preston rail station. For onward travel to the city centre there are numerous bus services that stop outside the station, including route numbers 2, 3, 12, 13A and 75. Just outside the northern entrance are taxi ranks. The station is within a short walking distance of local attractions, such as Fishergate Shopping Centre.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria to Preston.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.
The most popular arrival train station, Preston, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Preston.
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