Preston to Glasgow train

Cheap train tickets from Preston to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Cheapest

£47

Average

£48

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.

Cheapest
12:40Preston2h26 15:06Glasgow Central
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£471One-way
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14:42Preston2h28 17:10Glasgow Central
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£471One-way
Cheapest
13:41Preston2h27 16:08Glasgow Central
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£471One-way
11:41Preston2h31 14:12Glasgow Central
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£511One-way

Train schedule Preston to Glasgow

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11:41Preston2h31 14:12Glasgow Central
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12:40Preston2h26 15:06Glasgow Central
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13:41Preston2h27 16:08Glasgow Central
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14:42Preston2h28 17:10Glasgow Central
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Fastest train times from Preston to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 14 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 26 m

Average

2 h 28 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

253 km

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

Fastest
12:40Preston2h26 15:06Glasgow Central
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£471One-way
13:41Preston2h27 16:08Glasgow Central
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£471One-way
14:42Preston2h28 17:10Glasgow Central
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£471One-way
11:41Preston2h31 14:12Glasgow Central
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£511One-way

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Overview: Train from Preston to Glasgow

distanceDistance157 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Scotrail, Cross Country, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Preston to Glasgow cover the 157 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 19 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Scotrail, Cross Country, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train companies: ScotRail, First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry trains Preston to Glasgow

ScotRail, First TransPennine Express 3 and CrossCountry trains will get you from Preston to Glasgow from £13. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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ScotRail
First TransPennine Express 3

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Preston to Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking to travel by train from Preston to Glasgow? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Preston to Glasgow train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Preston and Glasgow, you can expect to travel 157 miles (253 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains to Glasgow from Preston in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Glasgow from Preston. Book that perfect Preston to Glasgow train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

    Are you making plans to travel between Preston and Glasgow? Why not take a train with ScotRail? Omio can show you current ScotRail train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Preston to Glasgow trains all in one place. On the ScotRail train, you can expect to travel 157 miles (253 km) to Glasgow from Preston. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Preston to Glasgow, you can quickly see if the ScotRail ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way ScotRail train between Preston and Glasgow, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

      Enjoy a smooth and easy route from Preston to Glasgow with First TransPennine Express 3! As an official travel partner of First TransPennine Express 3, Omio can help you search current train timetables from First TransPennine Express 3, compare the best routes to Glasgow from Preston as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable First TransPennine Express 3 Preston to Glasgow train ticket available today. If you search for First TransPennine Express 3 tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Preston to Glasgow on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 157 miles (253 km) route from Preston to Glasgow with ease and comfort on a train with First TransPennine Express 3.

      First TransPennine Express 3 from Preston to Glasgow train information:

      • Average Duration: 2 h 36 min
      • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 9 a day

      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
      Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Glasgow from Preston for as low as £13  for the next 7 days.
      The Preston to Glasgow train ticket price is on average £39  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
      When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Preston to Glasgow via train to be approximately 157 miles.
      On average the Preston to Glasgow train time is 2 h 19 min  covering the 157 miles long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

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

      The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Preston, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Preston.

      The most popular arrival train station, Glasgow Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre of Glasgow.

      If you're looking for trains from Preston to Glasgow, you can rely on Avanti West Coast, Transpennine Express, Scotrail, Cross Country, Caledonian Sleeper or TransPennine Express Service to get you to Glasgow. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Preston to Glasgow trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day between Preston and Glasgow. If you’re looking for a direct train from Preston to Glasgow, consider travelling with Avanti West Coast. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
      The average number of trains departing Preston for Glasgow is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest train for this trip departs from Preston at 04: 35. The last train leaves from Preston at 20: 43. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Preston to Glasgow and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
      If you buy Preston to Glasgow train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £39. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Preston and Glasgow. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

      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.

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