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.
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1 h 13 m
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Of the 6 trains that leave Preston for Liverpool every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||27 miles (43 km)|
|Average train duration||58 min|
|Average train ticket price||£7 (€7)|
|Train frequency||30 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Mersey Rail, Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service|
Trains from Preston to Liverpool cover the 27 miles (43 km) long route taking on average 58 min with our travel partners like Mersey Rail, Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 30 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £6, but the average price of train tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
You can travel by train between Preston and Liverpool with First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) for as low as £6. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.
Northern Rail (3) from Preston to Liverpool train information:
Find cheap tickets for First TransPennine Express 3 trains between Preston and Liverpool on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Preston to Liverpool train timetable from First TransPennine Express 3, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 27 miles (43 km) journey from Preston to Liverpool, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Preston to Liverpool in the Omio app, you can check to see if the First TransPennine Express 3 trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the First TransPennine Express 3 train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Liverpool from Preston and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Preston to Liverpool with First TransPennine Express 3!
Train information from Preston to Liverpool with First TransPennine Express 3:
It's fast and convenient to travel by trains from Preston to Liverpool. Services start operating early in the morning at about 5:33 a.m, and the last departure of the day isn't until about 11:51 p.m. There are usually three services per hour - sometimes more, which means travellers can easily pick a time that suits, and save money with cheap fares. The journey is about 37 miles, and takes from 57 minutes by train. There are direct services from Preston Station to either Liverpool Lime Street Station or Moorfields Station. Indirect services incur a change at either Wigan North Western Station or Ormskirk Station. Trains from Preston to Liverpool are operated by Virgin trains, Northern rail, Mersey Rail, and First Transpennine Express.
Located next to the Fishergate Shopping Centre in the city centre, Preston Station is easily reached either on foot or by public transport. A comprehensive network of buses operated by Preston Bus provides plenty of routes from surrounding areas into the city centre and four bus routes run past the station. Taxis from within the city centre are also readily available, with many taxi companies located close to the station.
Situated on the River Mersey, the city of Liverpool is a thriving tourist destination, being the home of the Beatles' Cavern Club and also a hotspot for cultural events, dining and nightlife. Passengers taking trains from Preston to Liverpool may arrive at one of the city's two major railway stations depending upon their chosen train service. Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central Stations are located very close to one another, right in the heart of the city centre, with immediate access to Liverpool's shops and restaurants. Travellers can, therefore, reach their hotel accommodation on foot or take a Liverpool city black cab from the taxi ranks at the stations.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Preston and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Liverpool Lime Street and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (692 m) from the train station to the city centre in Liverpool.
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