With an average of two departures per hour, Virgin Trains offers passengers a variety of options when scheduling trips from Preston to London Euston. Direct journeys take just over two hours, with indirect routes taking around three hours. Indirect routes typically involve changes at Crewe or Manchester Piccadilly; and the Preston to Manchester Piccadilly leg is served by Transpennine Express.
Virgin offers a wide range of amenities for passengers in standard class seating including pay-as-you-go Wi-Fi connections and a variety of food and drink options in its onboard snack shop. First class passengers enjoy free Wi-Fi, complimentary refreshments and larger seating areas.
Transpennine Express offers select catering services on the Preston to Manchester Piccadilly train.
*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
How long does it take to travel from Preston to London Euston by train?
The average journey time between Preston and London Euston is 2 hours 46 minutes. The fastest journey time is 2 hours 15 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 72 trains per day travelling from Preston to London Euston. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from Preston to London Euston?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Preston to London Euston without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Preston to London Euston.
What time are the first and last train from Preston to London Euston?
The first train from Preston to London Euston departs at .
The last train from Preston to London Euston departs at .
No sleeper services are available.
There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.