Trains from Preston to York

Preston to York train information

Preston York train map

Train duration 2h30m
Arrival York, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 68 Miles
Train operators TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £15.10
Average train price £36.00
  • There are several train providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Preston in England to York in England are operated by TransPennine Express.
  • On average, the journey takes approximately 2h30m by train covering a distance of 68 miles to get to York from Preston. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.
  • The cheapest fare we've found for the next 180 days is £15.10 one way.

Best prices for Preston to York train tickets

from £15.10 MORE 2h30m

Preston - York prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Preston to York 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 - York: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Preston to York are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 3 days in advance, you can find tickets from £15 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £26 for your train. Thus, you may save 44% on the price of your ticket by booking 3 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Preston to York trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Preston
York
£15.10 17/04/2024 08:44 13 hours ago
Preston
York
£15.10 17/04/2024 09:44 13 hours ago
Preston
York
£24.70 17/04/2024 08:50 TransPennine Express 13 hours ago
Preston
York
£53.40 17/04/2024 08:17 13 hours ago
Preston
York
£53.40 17/04/2024 09:53 13 hours ago
Preston
York
£53.40 17/04/2024 08:51 13 hours ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Preston - York train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Preston York train ticket and make even more savings 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 getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole 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 book after that, you will make savings.

For instance, train tickets from Preston to York cost on average £35.85 (1). By dividing £88 by £35.85 (£88/£35.85 = 2.45), it appears that after only 3 one way trips from York to Preston, the card will have paid for itself.

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole year.

(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 York train £35.85 £23.90 £11.95 2.46

(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