Preston Train Station is a busy station in Preston city centre. It’s an important stop on the West Coast Mainline and offers both intercity and regional rail services.
Intercity trains calling here include those from Edinburgh to London Euston (via Carlisle Oxenholme Lake District, Lancaster, Wigan North Western, Warrington Bank Quay and Crewe), Glasgow Central to London Euston, and Blackpool North to York (via Blackburn and Leeds).
Regional services stopping in Preston include trains from Blackpool North to Liverpool South Parkway (via Wigan North Western, St Helens Central, and Liverpool Lime Street), Blackpool North to Manchester Airport (via Bolton and Manchester Piccadilly), and Blackpool South to Colne (via Blackburn and Burnley Central).
The station has reasonable facilities such as a bar, café, and shop.
The station is located on Fishergate, just west of the Fishergate Shopping Centre, and within easy walking distance of the St George’s Shopping Centre, Avenham Park, Miller Park, and the Preston Guild Hall and Charter Theatre.
There’s a taxi rank just outside the front entrance on Fishergate. Cars can also drop passengers here but no waiting is permitted.
Short-stay and long-stay car parks are situated on Butler Street, between the station and the Fishergate Shopping Centre. The short-stay car park is free for 20 minutes. Peak time rates for the long-stay car park are quite expensive.
Satellite navigation system users can use the postcode PR1 8AP to find Preston Train Station.
Map showing location of Preston Train Station.
Preston Train Station
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