Trains from Bristol to Preston

Bristol to Preston train information

Bristol Preston train map

Train duration 3h41m
Arrival Preston, England
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 160 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The route connecting Bristol, which is in England and Preston, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How far is it by train?

On average, it takes normally 3h41m by train to cover the 160 miles to go to Preston from Bristol. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Bristol to Preston train tickets

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Bristol - Preston prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bristol to Preston by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Bristol - Preston: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Bristol to Preston are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £48 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £62 for your train. Thus, you may save 22% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Bristol to Preston trains

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

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Bristol Preston train

Discount Bristol - Preston train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Bristol Preston train ticket.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to calculate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Bristol Preston ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you approximately 2 trips from Preston to Bristol (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(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
Bristol 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