Trains from Preston to London

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Preston to London train information

Preston London train map

Train duration 2h53m
Arrival London, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 190 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £23.00
Average train price £65.00
  • There are many rail operators across the UK & Europe but the journey from Preston in England to London in England are operated by Virgin Trains.
  • On average, it takes normally 2h53m by train because of the 190 miles to travel to London from Preston. The duration will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.
  • We found trains from £23.00 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date and how long in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Preston to London train tickets

from £23.00 MORE 2h49m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 6h54m
from £1.50 MORE 6h35m

Preston - London prices calendar

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

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25

Megabus£13

National Express£20

Loco2£40

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27
28
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30

Megabus£10

National Express£12

Loco2£30

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Preston to London

When are the next trains to London?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Preston
07:17
London Euston
10:00
2h43m Virgin Trains
Preston
07:17
London Euston
10:32
3h15m Virgin Trains
Preston
07:59
London Euston
10:09
2h10m Virgin Trains
Preston
08:17
London Euston
11:02
2h45m Virgin Trains
Preston
08:17
London Euston
11:34
3h17m Virgin Trains
Preston
12:18
London Euston
15:04
2h46m Virgin Trains
Preston
12:18
London Euston
15:33
3h15m Virgin Trains
Preston
12:58
London Euston
15:13
2h15m Virgin Trains
Preston
13:17
London Euston
16:32
3h15m Virgin Trains
Preston
13:29
London Euston
15:59
2h30m Virgin Trains
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 15 trains from Preston to London are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Preston London train departs at 07:17 and the last train departs at 18:17. The first and last departure times might vary on each day of the week and there might be fewer trains during weekends as well as bank holidays. Rail companies may as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Preston - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

60

£27

30

£28

15

£34

7

£39

3

£39

1

£57

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above illustrates the cheapest prices found in the past 6 months depending on how many time in advance the train ticket is bought. Booking your train from Preston to London in advance will help you save money for your train.

We found tickets available from £27 when booking your train 1 month in advance, it is 53% cheaper than the cheapest ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Preston to London trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Preston
London
Euston
£30.00 30/06/2018 13:29 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Preston
London
Euston
£33.00 30/06/2018 18:19 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Preston
London
Euston
£33.00 30/06/2018 18:19 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Preston
London
Euston
£38.00 30/06/2018 17:17 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Preston
London
Euston
£38.00 30/06/2018 13:17 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Preston
London
Euston
£38.00 30/06/2018 17:17 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Preston
London
Euston
£40.00 25/06/2018 18:17 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Preston
London
Euston
£40.00 25/06/2018 18:17 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Preston
London
Euston
£40.00 30/06/2018 17:58 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Preston
London
Euston
£40.00 30/06/2018 12:17 Virgin Trains 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Preston London train

Discount Preston - London train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Preston London train ticket.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you can evaluate the number of trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Preston London ticket is £64.17 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £64.17: £88/£64.17 = 1.37. It will take you approximately 2 trips from London to Preston (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 London train £64.17 £42.78 £21.39 1.38

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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