Train times from London Euston to Preston (Lancs)

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Trains departing after 18:30, Fri 19 Oct Next trains from London Euston to Preston (Lancs)
Trains departing after 18:30, Fri 19 Oct
18:30
2h 8m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Preston (Lancs) Platform 16
2h 8m Direct
Direct
20:38
Preston (Lancs)
18:46
3h 45m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Preston (Lancs)
2h 45m Direct
Direct
Off peak
21:31
Preston (Lancs)
clock Off-Peak
18:57
3h 34m 1 change
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Preston (Lancs)
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Crewe
2h 34m 1 change
1 change
Off peak
21:31 20:33
Preston (Lancs)
Crewe
20:43
Crewe Virgin Trains towards Preston (Lancs)
21:31
Preston (Lancs)
clock Off-Peak
19:30
2h 9m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Preston (Lancs)
2h 9m Direct
Direct
Off peak
21:39
Preston (Lancs)
clock Off-Peak
20:30
3h 30m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Preston (Lancs)
2h 30m Direct
Direct
Super off peak
23:00
Preston (Lancs)
clock Super Off-Peak

London to Preston: the journey lowdown

Travelling across the UK comes with its fair share of quandaries, so we put together this fun fact sheet to give you all the info you need to know about trains from London to Preston.

Discover one of Lancashire’s most treasured. with its legacy as a boomtown of the Industrial Revolution. Today Preston is a vibrant hub of high street retail, waterfront eateries, and awe-inspiring architecture.

Our trains run from London Euston to Preston station frequently, so you’ve got plenty of options when booking your tickets. If you want to make a saving on them, book in advance and make sure you travel during Off-Peak times.

Average journey time from London Euston to Preston (Lancs):
2hr 8m

How long does it take to travel from London to Preston by train?

It takes approx. 2hr 8m to get the train from London to Preston. Thanks to our free onboard entertainment service with movies, TV shows, magazines and more, your journey will be over in a flash. If you’re travelling during public holidays or weekends, it may take a little longer.

What time is the first train from London to Preston?

The first train leaves London Euston at 05:31. Avoid a foggy-headed early morning ticket rush and book yours in advance.

What time is the last train from London to Preston?

You can catch the last train back to Preston at 21:10.

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