Trains from Swansea to Preston

Swansea to Preston train information

Swansea Preston train map

Train duration -
Arrival Preston, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 157 Miles

There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Swansea in Wales to Preston in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

The journey time to go to Preston from Swansea may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 157 miles between the two cities.

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

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Best prices for Swansea to Preston trains

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

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Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Swansea Preston 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 five 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 calculate 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 Swansea Preston 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 Preston to Swansea (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
Swansea 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