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Journey details

Best price 4.39$
Journey duration 53 min
Connections per day 107
First departure: 03:57
Last departure: 23:31
Distance 45km

Cheap train tickets from Preston to Manchester on virail

Finding the perfect train connection from Preston to Manchester has never been so easy: thanks to virail, you will be able to compare hundreds of offers at the same time just by inserting the date of your trip. Through the price and departure filters, you will have the possibility to restrict the results and find the perfect solution. You can also specify if you need a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. The booking takes place on the provider's website, to which you will be automatically redirected. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. Virail helps more than 60 million users to make the best choice for their trip every year. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies serve the route from Preston to Manchester?

Virail finds offers from lots of rail companies in Europe and in the rest of the world. For example, it shows you the possible train connections from Preston to Manchester offered by Nationalrail.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

What is the price of train tickets from Preston to Manchester?

On average, train tickets from Preston to Manchester cost 10,60 $, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 4,00 $.

Ticket price Preston - Manchester every day

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Trains from Preston to Manchester


When travelling on such short distances, you can take into account also busses and carpooling options: with some luck you will find very cheap options, even if you book on short notice.

Which stations serve the rail line Preston - Manchester?

The trains to Manchester can leave from Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ] and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly [ MAN ].

Travelling by train to Manchester from Preston: how many daily connections are there?

107 connections are available every day to travel from Preston to Manchester by train. Please know that there are 92 routes which are direct lines versus only 15 routes which include at least one change. Consequently, we strongly recommend you to select a ticket for a direct line if you prefer not to change trains. Please notice that even if the trip is longer, a ticket with one change is sometimes much more efficient especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last moment.

When are the frist and last trains from Preston to Manchester scheduled?

The first train to Manchester leaves at 09:04, whereas the last one at 20:04. On average, the journey lasts 51 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in Manchester in 47 minutes.

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