Trains from Southampton to Preston

Southampton to Preston train information

Southampton Preston train map

Train duration -
Arrival Preston, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 205 Miles
  • The trip between Southampton, located in England and Preston, situated in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • There are 205 miles from Southampton to Preston. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Preston from Southampton, and it’s also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.
  • Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Southampton to Preston train tickets

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Southampton - Preston prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton 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.

Southampton - Preston: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Getting your ticket beforehand is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. However, as you may see in the graph above, the price of train tickets Southampton to Preston do not tend to change a lot and cost £61.

Best prices for Southampton to Preston trains

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

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Discount Southampton - Preston train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Southampton Preston train ticket.

  • If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to assess the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

    For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Southampton Preston ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Preston to Southampton (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

  • The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a complete 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
Southampton 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