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Getting from Preston (Lancs) to Lancaster by train

Take the train to Lancaster and visit a town that exudes a charming seafaring vibe.

Lancaster is the perfect destination for a quiet weekend getaway. Take a walk around its beautiful park, visit the Butterfly House, or learn about the city’s past at the Maritime Museum.

Find the cheapest train tickets from Preston to Lancaster

You don’t want to spend all your budget on getting from point A to B. To help you get the most out of your money, we offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to Railcard holders, senior travellers, and groups.

Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak, or Super Off-Peak hours, our Best Fare Finder will help you to find a ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.

Plus, if you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events. This way, you can find a deal to make your visit special.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

It might not be the longest journey, but it will certainly be your most comfortable. Enjoy the view from our big reclining seats as you travel [jounrey_distance] to your destination.

Answer your emails or scroll through the news with our fast, reliable Wi-Fi. Then arrive thoroughly recharged and refreshed with our onboard power sockets, as well as our snacks, drinks, and refreshments.

Make your journey even more relaxing by booking advance tickets. This way, you’ll get the cheapest ticket with a departure time that’s ideal for you. Or, if you’re making a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker. This helps you easily book a ticket for the next train up to your arrival at the station.

Travelling from Preston?

Before you leave Preston, make sure you spend some time exploring this small city.

Preston is home to a rich history, thanks to both its military significance and textile production. Learn more about this town at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, or visit the Ribble Steam Railway for a hands-on experience.

Take the bus or a taxi to the station, and pick up your tickets at the ticket machine or ticket office. This station also offers toilets for your convenience and customer service if you need them.

Travelling to Lancaster?

Arrive at the county town of Lancaster and explore its deep history. For example, you can learn all about the city’s army regiment at the City Museum. You can also take in the stunning architecture of Lancaster Castle, complete with old world charm.

Leaving the station is simple with the public and private transportation options available. Leave the station and head to the local bus line, or get a taxi outside the entrance next to platform 3. There is also a 24-hour car park that you can access and cycle storage.

First Class Service

Enjoy the benefits of upgrading to First Class with Avanti West Coast. These range from complimentary snacks and drinks to a wider seat with a guaranteed table and socket. Plus, there’s more leg-stretching room.

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