Trains from Oxford to Preston

Oxford to Preston train information

Oxford Preston train map

Train duration -
Arrival Preston, England
Departure Oxford, England
Distance 152 Miles

The journey from Oxford, 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.

The train duration to get to Preston from Oxford will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops. There are 152 miles between the 2 cities.

Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Oxford to Preston train tickets

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Oxford - Preston prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Oxford to Preston by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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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 Oxford to Preston tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 1 day in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £39 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £83 for your trip. Thus, you will save 53% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 day in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Oxford to Preston trains

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

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Discount Oxford - Preston train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Oxford 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 assess the number of journeys 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 cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Oxford Preston ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Preston to Oxford (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a complete year.

(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
Oxford 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