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Preston (Lancs)

Preston (Lancs)

Preston station


Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 05:45 to 22:00
Saturday - 04:45 to 21:00
Sunday - 08:00 to 22:00

  • YES Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones YES Yes
    • First Class Lounge No
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines No
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets No
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
    • Customer Help Point Information Kiosk on Platform 3
    • Helpline No
    • Step Free Access

       Via Station Subway with a steep ramp, or using lifts.

      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Toilets Note The National key toilets are located on Platform 3; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note Ticket machines can be found in the booking hall.
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: No
      Smartcard Validator: No
  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Monday - Friday - 05:45 to 22:00
      Saturday - 04:45 to 21:00
      Sunday - 08:00 to 22:00
  • Subway/transit
    • Metro: Availability YES Yes
    • Metro: Note No Metro services
  • Station Information
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box YES Yes
    • Shops YES Yes
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Showers No
    • Trolley YES Yes
    • Wifi No
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Lost Property: URL
    • Customer Service Note Customers are encouraged to approach a member of station staff with any customer information enquiry. 
    • Information Systems DepartureScreensAnnouncementsArrivalScreens
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 53.75687052
    • Longitude -2.708124657
  • Rental Car
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note Nearest Eurocar about half a mile from the station
  • Parking
    • Car Hire: Note Nearest Eurocar about half a mile from the station
    • Car Parking Details

      The weekend rate is also applicable on bank holidays.

      PR1 8AP

      Operator Name: Virgin Trains
      Name: Station Car Park
      Spaces: 1025
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: £12.00
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: £166.00
      ThreeMonthly: £374.00
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £1200.00
      Saturday: £6.00
      Sunday: £6.00

      For information on how to get to the car park, plus work out the cost of your stay visit the Virgin Trains website


      Different rates apply to non rail users, please speak to a member of staff. 

      Number Accessible Spaces: 12
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: Yes
      Monday - Sunday - open 24h
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone YES Yes
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Preston station (
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops YES Yes
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Cycle Hire: Note Cycle Hire available from Leisure Lakes Bikes.  A bike shop, sales, hire and services is available adjacent to Platform 7 on Butler Street, outside the Multi-Story car park.  For more details click here ( 
    • Location

      Cycle Stands on Platform 7.  The Cycle Hub is by the second entrance of Butler Street which also leads onto Platform 7.

    • Note

      A new purpose build cycle hub for 200 cycles opened in September 2016 by the Butler Street entrance.  Please see station staff for more details.

    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 246
    • Type
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format  here (
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL
  • Taxi Information
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note Available outside the entrance. A freephone line is available in the ticket office area.
  • Other transportation
    • Cycle Hire YES Yes
    • Rail Replacement Services

      Pick Up / Drop Off in the short stay car park on Butler St.

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