Lancaster to Preston by train
Travelling from Lancaster to Preston by train
Fast trains from Lancaster to Preston take around 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 33 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Preston?
Direct trains from Lancaster to Preston have been found.
We usually find around 71 direct trains on the route from Lancaster to Preston every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 63 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Lancaster to Preston?
The Lancaster to Preston train travel time is normally about 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lancaster to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:24.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 05:38, and the last at 22:39.
What's the Lancaster to Preston train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Lancaster to Preston are $2.62, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $2, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Lancaster 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 Lancaster to Preston by train.
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Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lancaster to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- 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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