How to get from Preston to Liverpool

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from Preston to Liverpool

You can get from Preston to Liverpool by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Preston to Liverpool on 20 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:31Preston1h09 09:40Liverpool Lime Street
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08:31Preston1h09 09:40Liverpool Lime Street
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08:08Preston1h14 09:22Liverpool Lime Street
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09:09Preston1h31 10:40Liverpool Lime Street
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08:17Preston1h05 09:22Liverpool Lime Street
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Travel Information between Preston and Liverpool

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Travel 27 miles (43 km) by train between Preston and Liverpool. Northern Rail is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Preston to Liverpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Preston to Liverpool

Travel to Liverpool 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 Liverpool.

Travel Preston to Liverpool by train.

Going by train is the quickest way from Preston to Liverpool with an average travel time of 51 min.

Liverpool is approximately 27 miles (43 km) away from Preston.

The average frequency per day from Preston to Liverpool is:

  • 50 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Preston to Liverpool as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Preston to Liverpool:

  • Most travellers take a train from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Preston to Liverpool, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Northern Rail for trains to Liverpool. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail Preston to Liverpool tickets on Omio for £6.
Many of our customers travelling from Preston to Liverpool don't make Liverpool their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your Preston and Liverpool trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Liverpool to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Preston to Liverpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £6 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Preston to Liverpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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