Trains from Bolton to Preston

Bolton to Preston train information

Bolton Preston train map

Train duration -
Arrival Preston, England
Departure Bolton, England
Distance 17 Miles

The route connecting Bolton, which is in England and Preston, located in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

The train is a fast and simple solution to travel the 17 miles from Bolton to Preston.

Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to see the latest available offers.

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Best prices for Bolton to Preston trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bolton and Preston by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Preston to Bolton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Bolton - Preston train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Bolton Preston train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

    As an example, train tickets from Bolton to Preston cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Preston to Bolton, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bolton to Preston train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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