Trains from Preston to Sheffield

Preston to Sheffield train information

Preston Sheffield train map

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Arrival Sheffield, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 58 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Preston (North West England) to Sheffield (Yorkshire and the Humber England). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • The journey time to go to Sheffield from Preston may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 58 miles between the two cities.
  • 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 Sheffield train tickets

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Preston - Sheffield prices calendar

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Best prices for Preston to Sheffield trains

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

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Discount Preston - Sheffield train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Preston Sheffield train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one 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.

  • The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

    You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

    As an example, train tickets from Preston to Sheffield cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Sheffield to Preston, the railcard 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 rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train 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 Sheffield 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