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Preston (Lancs) to London Euston by train

It takes an average of 3h 8m to travel from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston by train, over a distance of around 188 miles (303 km). There are normally 59 trains per day travelling from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston and tickets for this journey start from £22.30 when you book in advance.

First train

04:32

Last train

21:18

Departure station

Preston (Lancs)

Arrival station

London Euston

Journey time

From 2h 11m

Distance

188 miles (303 km)

Frequency

59 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £22.30

Train operators

Avanti West Coast

Preston (Lancs) to London Euston train times

Check out the next trains departing from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston for Wednesday 28th February 2024 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
16:01 On timepreston (lancs)18:13 On timelondon eustonPlat. 4 avanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 12m, direct
16:18 On timepreston (lancs)19:03 On timelondon eustonPlat. 4 avanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 45m, 1 change
16:18 On timepreston (lancs)19:54 On timelondon eustonPlat. 4 avanti west coast PeakGet tickets3h 36m, direct
17:01 On timepreston (lancs)19:12 On timelondon eustonPlat. 4 avanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 11m, direct
17:19 On timepreston (lancs)20:03 On timelondon eustonPlat. 4 avanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 44m, 1 change

Travelling from Preston to London Euston by train

Want to learn more about taking the train from Preston to London Euston? You've come to the right place!

The train from Preston to London Euston usually takes around 2h 52m but can take just 2h 8m on the fastest services. You won’t even need to make any changes along the way, as direct trains are available on this route.

Trains from Preston to London Euston are provided by Avanti West Coast, which come with free WiFi, power sockets, and luggage racks, as well as a bar carriage where you can buy snacks and drinks throughout your journey. If you choose to travel in Avanti First Class, you’ll enjoy complimentary at-seat dining too, what's not to like?

To snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time – tickets from Preston to London Euston are usually cheaper when you travel Off-Peak compared to taking the train at Peak times. If you want to save even more, why not buy a Railcard? You’ll get up to 1/3 off eligible journeys for a whole year!

Whether you’re heading into London for work, or a weekend away, arriving at London Euston station means you’ll be well connected to the rest of the city via London Underground, Overground, bus, and National Rail services.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Preston to London Euston with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston take?

The average journey time by train between Preston (Lancs) and London Euston is 3 hours and 8 minutes, with around 59 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Preston (Lancs) and London Euston by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston is 2 hours and 11 minutes.

How much does the train from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston cost?

Train ticket prices from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston can start from as little as £22.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston without having to change trains. There are 59 direct trains from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston leave?

The first train from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston leaves at 04:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston leave?

The last train from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston leaves at 21:18. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Preston (Lancs) and London Euston by train?

Trains travelling from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston cover a distance of around 188 miles (303 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston

Train tickets from Preston (Lancs) to London Euston start at £22.30 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Preston (Lancs) to London Euston is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† 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.

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