|Train operators||TransPennine Express|
|Lowest train price||from £12.00|
|Average train price||£32.00|
Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow 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.
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The Prices for train tickets Glasgow to Preston are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 7 days in advance, you can find tickets from £10 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £20 for your train. Thus, you may save 50% on the price of your ticket by booking 7 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.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Glasgow and Preston by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Preston to Glasgow and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
||£28.20||15/07/2022||08:36||12 days ago|
||£35.10||15/07/2022||09:06||TransPennine Express||12 days ago|
||£37.30||15/07/2022||11:07||TransPennine Express||12 days ago|
||£41.50||15/07/2022||10:40||12 days ago|
Best prices for the next 180 days.
Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Glasgow Preston train ticket and make even more savings 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.
Why should I buy a railcard?
To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to assess the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.
For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Glasgow Preston ticket is £31.41 (1).
Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £31.41: £88/£31.41 = 2.8. You will need to make on average 3 trips from Preston to Glasgow (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.
What is the cost of a railcard?
All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 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|
|Glasgow to Preston train||£31.41||£20.94||£10.47||2.81|
(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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