Trains from Preston to Plymouth

Preston to Plymouth train information

Preston Plymouth train map

Train duration -
Arrival Plymouth, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 242 Miles

The journey from Preston, situated in England and Plymouth, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

The train is a fast and simple solution to travel the 242 miles from Preston to Plymouth.

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

Best prices for Preston to Plymouth train tickets

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Preston - Plymouth prices calendar

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Best prices for Preston to Plymouth trains

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

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Discount Preston - Plymouth train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Preston Plymouth 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 different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate 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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Preston (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

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 Plymouth 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