Trains from Scarborough to Preston

Scarborough to Preston train information

Scarborough Preston train map

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Arrival Preston, England
Departure Scarborough, England
Distance 100 Miles

Which train company can I use?

There are many rail companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you can see the trains from Scarborough in England to Preston in England as well as the rail company for this route.

How long is the train?

There are 100 miles between Scarborough to Preston. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Preston from Scarborough, and it’s also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to look at the latest available offers.

Best prices for Scarborough to Preston train tickets

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Scarborough - Preston prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Scarborough to Preston 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.

Scarborough - Preston: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Scarborough to Preston will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 3 days in advance, tickets should be available from £18 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £38 for your journey. Thus, you can save 54% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 3 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Scarborough to Preston trains

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

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Discount Scarborough - Preston train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Scarborough Preston 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 citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

  • When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Scarborough to Preston? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

    A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

    B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average price for a Scarborough Preston ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Scarborough to Preston (one way journey).

  • 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
Scarborough to Preston 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