Trains from Plymouth to Preston

Plymouth to Preston train information

Plymouth Preston train map

Train duration -
Arrival Preston, England
Departure Plymouth, England
Distance 242 Miles

Which operators can I use?

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Plymouth (South West England) to Preston (North West England). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

How much times does it take?

The journey time to go to Preston from Plymouth may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 242 miles between the two cities.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Plymouth to Preston train tickets

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Plymouth - Preston prices calendar

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Best prices for Plymouth to Preston trains

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

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Discount Plymouth - Preston train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Plymouth 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.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Plymouth to Preston cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Preston to Plymouth, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult 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
Plymouth 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