Trains from Preston to Exeter

Preston to Exeter train information

Preston Exeter train map

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Arrival Exeter, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 213 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Preston (North West England) to Exeter (South West England). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • The duration to travel to Exeter from Preston can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes. There are 213 miles between both cities.
  • Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Preston to Exeter train tickets

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Preston - Exeter prices calendar

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

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Preston - Exeter: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Preston to Exeter in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £67 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 33% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Preston to Exeter trains

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

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Discount Preston - Exeter 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 Preston Exeter train ticket.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

    For instance, train tickets from Preston to Exeter cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Exeter to Preston, the card will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £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
Preston to Exeter 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