Trains from Preston to Luton

Preston to Luton train information

Preston Luton train map

Train duration 3h42m
Arrival Luton, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 162 Miles
  • Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Preston (North West England) to Luton (East of England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.
  • Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Luton from Preston. The average journey duration between Preston to Luton is 3h42m to travel the 162 miles.
  • Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

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Preston - Luton: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the past 6 months in order to understand the best time to get your train tickets Preston to Luton. The results show that booking your train from Preston to Luton in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £37 when booking 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £79 if you purchase your ticket 3 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 1 day in advance as it is 53% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Preston to Luton trains

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

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Discount Preston - Luton train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Preston Luton train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a 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 purchase after that, you will spare money.

    For instance, train tickets from Preston to Luton 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 trips from Luton to Preston, the card will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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 Luton 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