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  1. on time
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 2
    20:43
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 2
    21:30
    Southport
    Platform 2 estimated
    21:48
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    22:20
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 2
    22:20
    Wigan Wallgate
    22:47
    Wigan North Western
    22:47
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    23:02
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    3 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 6
    21:26
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 6
    22:03
    Warrington Central
    Platform 1
    22:03
    Warrington Central
    22:36
    Warrington Bank Quay
    22:36
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 3
    23:02
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. Liverpool Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:17
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:52
    Ormskirk
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:01
    Ormskirk
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:32
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:20
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:54
    Warrington Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:54
    Warrington Central
    07:27
    Warrington Bank Quay
    07:27
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:53
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 10 estimated
    06:47
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 10 estimated
    07:15
    Warrington Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:15
    Warrington Central
    07:49
    Warrington Bank Quay
    07:49
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:14
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  7. Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  8. Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. Liverpool Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:17
    Liverpool Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:52
    Ormskirk
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:01
    Ormskirk
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:33
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:15
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:01
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:20
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:34
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs)

  • Train Fares from: £3.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs) by train?

    The average journey time between Liverpool and Preston (Lancs) is . On an average weekday, there are 25 trains travelling from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs). The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs) by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs) cost?

    Train tickets from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs) can start from as little as £3.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs)?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs) without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs).

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Liverpool and Preston (Lancs)?

    The distance between Liverpool and Preston (Lancs) is 27 miles.

    Distance: 27 miles
  • What time is the first train from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs)?

    The first train from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs) departs at .

    What time is the last train from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs)?

    The last train from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs) departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Liverpool to Preston (Lancs) timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs) for Sunday 12th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
20:4323:022h 19m, 3 changes
21:2623:021h 36m, 2 changes
06:1707:321h 15m, 1 change
06:2007:531h 33m, 2 changes
06:4708:141h 27m, 2 changes
07:3608:2852m, direct
08:1208:5846m, direct
08:3609:2852m, direct
09:1710:331h 16m, 1 change
12:1513:341h 19m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Preston (Lancs) to Liverpool.

How to find cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Preston (Lancs)

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.