Trains from Durham to Preston

Durham to Preston train information

Durham Preston train map

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Arrival Preston, England
Departure Durham, England
Distance 84 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Durham (North East England) to Preston (North West England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.
  • There are 84 miles from Durham to Preston. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Preston from Durham, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Durham to Preston train tickets

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Best prices for Durham to Preston trains

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

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Discount Durham - Preston train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Durham Preston train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, 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 Durham 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 Durham, 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
Durham 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