Save on Your Train Tickets to Preston with Split Ticketing

Get cheap tickets to Preston by splitting your ticket.

Split ticketing involves splitting your fare into multiple tickets to cover separate parts of the journey whilst traveling on exactly the same train.

Use our ticket search to find hidden split ticket fares. The average saving for these is 30% but you could save up to 70%!

On top of that you’ll pay NO booking or card fees when booking with us. We just take a small percentage of the saving.


Examples of the savings that can be made when buying cheap train tickets to Preston with SplitMyFare:

Preston to Exeter Central

Standard Fare: £125

SplitMyFare: £52.44

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £70.56


Preston to Inverness

Standard Fare: £42.8

SplitMyFare: £33.44

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £9.36


Preston to Plymouth

Standard Fare: £86.6

SplitMyFare: £52.4

By splitting with us you can make a massive saving of £34.2



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"From historic links to Thomas Arkwright and the Industrial Revolution to those involving Preston North End, Sir Tom Finney and the Football League, there’s plenty to savour in Preston” VisitLancashire


Why Visit Preston by Rail?

Preston is a major port and industrial centre in the Lancashire County. Textiles are being produced in Preston since the mid-13th century and locally produced wool is woven in people’s houses. However, the town’s textile industry fell into a decline during the mid-20th century. Nowadays, the town’s economy has soared high mainly because of retail. In fact, Preston is home to two major shopping centres and the entire town is lined with shops, restaurants, and bars, many of which are tucked away down the side streets.

The Preston Railway Station is a major terminal in the West Coast Main Line and there are services to and from most of the major cities all over the UK with services being offered by Virgin Trains. There are long-distance train services going to London Euston Station in the south and Edinburgh and Glasgow to the North. Preston has an extensive local bus network so the best way to get around town is to take one of these local buses.

Preston is blessed with many cultural attractions that are truly worth visiting. Among these are the Minster Church and the city museum. The Church of St Walburge that’s close to the university contains one of the highest church spires in the world. As one of the first towns that were established during the industrial revolution, Preston is one of the “red cities” of Lancashire, where politics are dominated by Labour and Communist parties. The Preston Martyrs Monument is a must-see. It features a remarkable Goya-inspired monument that was built in honour of those who were killed during the final confrontation at Lune Street.

As a city that’s rich in culture and history, Preston is home to a number of museums. The Queens Lancashire Regiment Museum is a museum that’s dedicated to the military history of the Lancashire County while the Museum of Lancashire features the country’s colourful history housed in an old courthouse building.

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Preston

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets to Preston there are may ways to save money so you can explore Preston. It may be that you’re getting a train to Preston for a weekend with friends or with work, whatever the reason our journey planner will help you in getting the cheapest available tickets for your trip. Using the journey planner, you can save money travelling to Preston and use that in the shops or at a restaurant.

Some of the biggest savings can be had by searching for split tickets as described above. Another way to save money on train tickets to Preston is by buying an Advance ticket. Advance tickets are usually available from 12 weeks before the date of travel, so it is generally the case that the earlier you book your ticket within this timeframe the cheaper it will be. So if you’re coming to Preston to catch a flight or for some sightseeing, look out for the advance ticket type when you search for your ticket. The longer you wait to buy your ticket the more the price can go up so try to book as quick as you’re able, advance tickets are not normally available on the day of travel, so try not to book on the day.

You can save even more on your train tickets by using a railcard for your journey to Preston. If you’re a regular traveller this is particular useful as buying an eligible railcard can save you 1/3 off the price of all of your future tickets.