Trains from York to Preston

York to Preston train information

York Preston train map

Train duration 2h23m
Arrival Preston, England
Departure York, England
Distance 68 Miles
Train operators TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £19.40
Average train price £37.00

Which train company can I use?

The trains between York (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Preston (North West England) are operated by TransPennine Express. The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How long is the train?

There are 68 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting York to Preston is normally 2h23m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Preston from York, 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?

We found tickets from £19.40 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for York to Preston train tickets

from £19.40 MORE 2h23m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £19.10 MORE 5h18m

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Best prices for York to Preston trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
York
Preston
£19.40 23/08/2022 08:28 TransPennine Express 2 months ago
York
Preston
£33.00 23/08/2022 08:22 2 months ago
York
Preston
£33.00 23/08/2022 09:23 2 months ago
York
Preston
£48.20 23/08/2022 10:20 TransPennine Express 2 months ago
York
Preston
£48.20 23/08/2022 09:50 TransPennine Express 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount York - Preston train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your York Preston train ticket and save even more money 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.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from York to Preston? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

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

C = average price for a York Preston ticket (i.e.: £36.36)(1)

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

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£36.36 = 2.42. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 3 trips from York to Preston (one way trip).

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(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
York to Preston train £36.36 £24.24 £12.12 2.43

(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