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Leave the M61 behind and sit back and relax on the train from Manchester to Preston. Whether you’re heading in for a business meeting, visiting family or going back to uni, taking the train makes perfect sense. Keep reading to find out all the travel information you need and if you’re ready to buy your train tickets from Manchester to Preston, you can do so right here – and skip paying booking fees.


Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets

Go-Off Peak

Have a lie in, put the kettle on and catch a later train once the rush hour’s over. You’ll be able to take advantage of cheaper Off-Peak tickets and most likely, enjoy a quieter carriage too. Why not check our journey planner to see which train times from Manchester to Preston apply.

Ride with a Railcard

From 16 to over 60+, there’s a Railcard to suit most people. And for around £30, you can start saving 1/3 on most of your train travel for a year. It’s a no-brainer we think.

Save pounds with PlusBus

Adding a PlusBus ticket onto your booking offers a great saving against buying your tickets separately and gives you unlimited bus travel around Preston when you arrive. Perfect if you’ve got a busy day ahead.

Buy online and get the best deals

No booking fees, and collect from any station in the UK