There are many rail companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you can see the trains from Colchester in England to Preston in England as well as the rail company for this route.
The duration to travel to Preston from Colchester can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes. There are 199 miles between both cities.
Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Colchester to Preston by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Colchester and Preston by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Preston to Colchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Colchester 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 Colchester 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 Colchester (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.
The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for one year.
(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|
|Colchester 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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