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20 Oct
£21Avanti West Coast
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21 Oct
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22 Oct
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23 Oct
£40First Transpennine Express
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24 Oct
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25 Oct
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30 Oct
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Train Information between Preston and Glasgow

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Preston to Glasgow cover the 157 miles (253 km) long route taking on average 2 h 21 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £26, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Trains from Preston to Glasgow

Virgin trains and TransPennine Express operate regular direct trains from Preston to Glasgow. Weekday schedules begin early in the morning, with roughly two trains an hour for most of the day. The final departure from Preston leaves just before 10:00 p.m. Journey times range from two hours and 15 minutes to two hours and 40 minutes. Sunday schedules offer a less frequent service with a first direct departure just before 11:00 a.m. Trains leave from Preston Station, just west of the town centre, and arrive at Glasgow Central, close to the Clyde in the heart of the city.

Travel Tips

Trains from Preston to Glasgow
Travel by train to Glasgow 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 Preston to Glasgow.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from Preston to Glasgow?
You can find a cheap train from Preston to Glasgow for some dates and times for as low as £21  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Preston to Glasgow cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Glasgow from Preston is £26  one way.
How far is it from Preston to Glasgow by train?
The Preston to Glasgow train distance is approximately 157 miles (253 km).
How long is the train journey from Preston to Glasgow?
The train time between Preston and Glasgow is on average 2 h 21 min  for the 157 miles (253 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Glasgow from Preston by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Preston to Glasgow train leave from? Which Glasgow train station do I come into from Preston?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Preston   and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Where is the departure train station in Preston located? Where is the arrival train station in Glasgow located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Preston, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What train providers go from Preston to Glasgow?
If you're looking for trains from Preston to Glasgow, you can rely on Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express to get you to Glasgow. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Preston to Glasgow route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Glasgow from Preston a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Preston to Glasgow. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Preston to Glasgow? When does the last train depart from Preston to Glasgow?
You can take the first train from Preston to Glasgow at 07: 15   or take the last train from Preston to Glasgow leaving at 11: 00. Look for the latest Preston Glasgow train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between Preston and Glasgow to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Preston to Glasgow is on average £26 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 companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Preston and Glasgow available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Preston
Glasgow
The major railway station for departures from Preston is Preston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Preston for your trip between Preston and Glasgow.