Train times from London Euston to Preston (Lancs)

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Trains departing after 19:30, Fri 19 Oct Next trains from London Euston to Preston (Lancs)
Trains departing after 19:30, Fri 19 Oct
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
21:10
3h 40m Direct
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Preston (Lancs)
2h 40m Direct
Direct
Super off peak
23:50
Preston (Lancs)
clock Super Off-Peak
21:40
3h 19m 1 change
London Euston Virgin Trains + 1 other towards Preston (Lancs)
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Manchester Piccadilly
3h 19m 1 change
1 change + 1 other
Super off peak
00:59 23:49
Preston (Lancs)
Manchester Piccadilly
00:09
Manchester Piccadilly Northern towards Preston (Lancs)
00:59
Preston (Lancs)
clock Super Off-Peak
23:00
7h 30m 1 change
London Euston Virgin Trains + 1 other towards Preston (Lancs)
London Euston Virgin Trains towards Manchester Piccadilly
6h 30m 1 change
1 change + 1 other
Super off peak
05:30 01:58
Preston (Lancs)
Manchester Piccadilly
04:54
Manchester Piccadilly TransPennine Express towards Preston (Lancs)
05:30
Preston (Lancs)
clock Super Off-Peak
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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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