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    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
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    0 changes
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    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3
    11:38
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3
    14:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:00
    Glasgow Central
    14:45
    Glasgow Queen Street
    14:45
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    15:33
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
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    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:39
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    15:58
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:58
    Glasgow Central
    16:45
    Glasgow Queen Street
    16:45
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:33
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    20:43
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3 estimated
    23:10
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    23:10
    Glasgow Central
    07:56
    Glasgow Queen Street
    07:56
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:55
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12 estimated
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 12 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak

Journey information from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh

  • Train Fares from: £10.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh by train?

    The average journey time between Preston (Lancs) and Edinburgh is . On an average weekday, there are 34 trains travelling from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh can start from as little as £10.50 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 Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh?

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

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

    The distance between Preston (Lancs) and Edinburgh is 153 miles.

    Distance: 153 miles
  • What time is the first train from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh?

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

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

    The last train from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh 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.

Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Preston (Lancs) to Edinburgh for Saturday 11th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
09:0411:382h 34m, direct
11:0413:322h 28m, direct
11:3815:333h 55m, 2 changes
13:0515:392h 34m, direct
13:3917:333h 54m, 2 changes
20:4308:5512h 12m, 2 changes

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

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

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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.