Trains from Nottingham to Preston

Nottingham to Preston train information

Nottingham Preston train map

Train duration 2h50m
Arrival Preston, England
Departure Nottingham, England
Distance 86 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Nottingham (East Midlands England) to Preston (North West England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How far is it by train?

There are 86 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Nottingham to Preston is approximately 2h50m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Preston from Nottingham, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.

How much does it costs?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

Best prices for Nottingham to Preston train tickets

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Nottingham - Preston prices calendar

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Best prices for Nottingham to Preston trains

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

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Discount Nottingham - Preston train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Nottingham Preston train ticket.

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Nottingham to Preston cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Preston to Nottingham, the railcard will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train 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
Nottingham 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