Trains from Northampton to Preston

Northampton to Preston train information

Northampton Preston train map

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Arrival Preston, England
Departure Northampton, England
Distance 130 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Northampton (East Midlands England) to Preston (North West England). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • There are 130 miles between Northampton to Preston. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Preston from Northampton, and it’s also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

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Best prices for Northampton to Preston trains

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

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Discount Northampton - Preston train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Northampton Preston train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

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 Northampton 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 Northampton (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

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
Northampton 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