Trains from Preston to London

Preston to London train information

Preston London train map

Train duration 2h53m
Arrival London, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 190 Miles
Lowest train price from £17.50
Average train price £60.00
  • There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you are able to see the trains between Preston in England to London in England as well as the rail company for this route.
  • On average, it takes around 2h53m by train because of the 190 miles to travel to London from Preston. The journey time will change depending if the train is direct or with stops.
  • We found tickets from £17.50 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Preston to London train tickets

from £17.50 MORE 2h43m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.00 MORE 7h13m
from £10.60 MORE 6h46m

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

Preston - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£27

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£28

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£34

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£39

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£39

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Days before Departure

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

The cheapest tickets we found were from £27 when purchasing your train 1 month in advance which is 53% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat 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
£23.00 10/04/2020 18:17 29 days ago
Preston
London
Euston
£24.50 02/04/2020 18:17 21 days ago
Preston
London
Euston
£24.50 10/04/2020 16:59 29 days ago
Preston
London
Euston
£25.00 02/04/2020 17:17 21 days ago
Preston
London
Euston
£25.00 09/04/2020 18:17 27 days ago
Preston
London
Euston
£25.50 10/04/2020 07:18 29 days ago
Preston
London
Euston
£26.00 10/04/2020 18:17 29 days ago
Preston
London
Euston
£26.50 10/04/2020 17:59 29 days ago
Preston
London
Euston
£28.50 10/04/2020 17:17 29 days ago
Preston
London
Euston
£30.00 09/04/2020 18:17 27 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Preston London train

Discount Preston - London 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 London train ticket.

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 Preston London ticket is £59.85 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £59.85: £88/£59.85 = 1.47. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from London to Preston (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

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 London train £59.85 £39.90 £19.95 1.47

(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

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