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The cheapest trains

from Preston
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Cheapest

£104

Average

£104

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Preston to London will cost around £ 104 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 104.

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08:33Bamber Bridge2h4611:19London Euston
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08:00Preston2h1610:16London Euston
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11:08Bamber Bridge3h0214:10London Euston
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08:17Preston2h5411:11London Euston
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09:09Bamber Bridge3h1012:19London Euston
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Train Times

Preston to London

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08:00Preston2h1610:16London Euston
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08:17Preston2h5411:11London Euston
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08:17Preston3h2711:44London Euston
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08:33Bamber Bridge2h4611:19London Euston
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08:59Preston2h2011:19London Euston
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09:09Bamber Bridge3h1012:19London Euston
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09:18Preston2h5112:09London Euston
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10:09Bamber Bridge2h5913:08London Euston
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11:08Bamber Bridge3h0214:10London Euston
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sun
Aug 25
£104Virgin Trains
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£429Aer Lingus
Mon
Aug 26
£104Virgin Trains
£39National Express
£148British Airways
Tue
Aug 27
£104Virgin Trains
£27National Express
£179British Airways
Wed
Aug 28
£104Virgin Trains
£15National Express
£125Sas Airways
Thu
Aug 29
£104Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£107British Airways
Fri
Aug 30
£72Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£79British Airways
Sat
Aug 31
£49Virgin Trains
£13National Express
£92British Airways
Sun
Sep 1
£49Virgin Trains
£13National Express
£94BA Cityflyer
Mon
Sep 2
£104Virgin Trains
£13National Express
£80British Airways
Tue
Sep 3
£52Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£112British Airways
Wed
Sep 4
£48Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£79British Airways
Thu
Sep 5
£52Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£80British Airways
Fri
Sep 6
£49Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£68British Airways
Sat
Sep 7
£49Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£92British Airways
Sun
Sep 8
£33Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£80BA Cityflyer
Mon
Sep 9
£52Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£67British Airways
Tue
Sep 10
£50Virgin Trains
£9National Express
£83British Airways
Wed
Sep 11
£49Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£79British Airways
Thu
Sep 12
£51Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£98Iberia Express
Fri
Sep 13
£72Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£113KLM
Sat
Sep 14
£49Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£80British Airways

The fastest trains

from Preston
to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

2h 16m

Average

2h 51m

Trains per day

9

Distance

306 km

Of the 9 train that leave Preston for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 306 km distance in an average of 2h 51m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 16m .

The slowest train will take 3h 27m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:00Preston2h1610:16London Euston
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£1041One-way
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08:59Preston2h2011:19London Euston
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£1041One-way
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08:33Bamber Bridge2h4611:19London Euston
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£1041One-way
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09:18Preston2h5112:09London Euston
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£1041One-way
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08:17Preston2h5411:11London Euston
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£1041One-way

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Journey Summary

Preston to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 47 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £68
Trains depart from:Preston
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:306 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains

Trains from Preston to London

Trains from Preston to London cover the 230 mile distance in a little over two hours. Every day of the week, you'll find departures from Preston Station to London Euston, with two services per hour during the day.

Which train companies go from Preston to London?

Trains from Preston to London are solely operated by Virgin Trains.

How long is the train from Preston to London?

Direct services between Preston and London take 2 hours 16 minutes. However, there are also indirect services every hour which take 2 hours 40 minutes and feature a change in Crewe.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Preston to London?

There are two trains per hour at peak times between Preston and London. The first direct train of the day departs from Preston at 5:33 am, and the final direct train leaves at 8:58 pm. However, indirect services depart as late as 4:02 am.

What facilities are available on trains from Preston to London?

When you travel on trains from Preston to London you can expect to find facilities like on-board wi-fi, quiet carriages, space to store bikes, toilets and buffet cars. There's also BEAM, a smartphone-based entertainment service, along with priority seating for elderly and disabled passengers.

What is the departure and arrival station for trains from Preston to London?

Departure Station: All trains to London from Preston leave from Preston Station, which is located on Fishergate. Getting to the station is really easy if you are in the city centre. Simply follow Fishergate and walk for 200 metres or so until a left turn leads you into the station concourse. Buses also run to outside the station from suburbs like Ashton-on-Ribble or Chorley.

Arrival Station: Trains running into London from Preston all terminate at London Euston. Euston is located in Camden, just north of the city centre. From there, you can catch the Victoria or Northern Lines on London's tube, or take buses like the 30 or 73 towards the West End. King's Cross is also just a few hundred metres away if you need to transfer to Eurostar services to the continent.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Preston
London
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