Trains from Preston to Leeds

Preston to Leeds train information

Preston Leeds train map

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Arrival Leeds, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 48 Miles
  • There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Preston in England to Leeds in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • There are 48 miles between Preston to Leeds. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Leeds from Preston, and it’s also a greener option than driving your car or flying.
  • Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Preston to Leeds train tickets

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Preston - Leeds prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Preston to Leeds 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.

Preston - Leeds: the best time to book cheap trains

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Preston to Leeds in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £11 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 33% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Preston to Leeds trains

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

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Discount Preston - Leeds train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Preston Leeds train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 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.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can calculate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Preston Leeds 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 about 2 trips from Leeds to Preston (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for an entire 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
Preston to Leeds 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