Glasgow to Preston by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Glasgow to Preston by train
Fast trains from Glasgow to Preston take around 2 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 254 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Preston?
Direct trains from Glasgow to Preston have been found.
We usually find around 33 direct trains on the route from Glasgow to Preston every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 38 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Preston?
The Glasgow to Preston train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Glasgow to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 20:10.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:26, and the last at 20:08.
What's the Glasgow to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Glasgow to Preston are $12.80.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $17 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $13. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Glasgow to Preston train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Glasgow to Preston by train.
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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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