Trains from Leicester to Preston

Leicester to Preston train information

Leicester Preston train map

Train duration 2h39m
Arrival Preston, England
Departure Leicester, England
Distance 102 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The journey from Leicester, situated in England and Preston, which is 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 long is the train?

On average, it takes normally 2h39m by train to cover the 102 miles to go to Preston from Leicester. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

How much does it costs?

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

Best prices for Leicester to Preston train tickets

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Leicester - Preston prices calendar

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Best prices for Leicester to Preston trains

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

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Leicester Preston train

Discount Leicester - Preston train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Leicester Preston train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate 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 Leicester 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 Leicester (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
Leicester 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