Traffic jams trying your patience? Tired of filling up? Fed up of paying to park? There is another way…try the train.

You can save time, money and stress by travelling with Northern.

 

Travel From

Travel To

Average Train Price per day*

Most suitable train ticket

Car Travel Time

Northern Travel Time

Difference in Time

Average Time Saved with Northern

Preston

Blackpool

£3.56

Season Ticket

0h 37m

0h 23m

0hr 14m

37.84%

Preston

Manchester

£5.99

Season Ticket

1h 03m

0h 51m

0hr 11m

17.46%

Liverpool

Manchester

£6.69

Season Ticket (Northern Only)

1h 10m

0h 55m

0hr 15m

20.55%

Edge Hill

Liverpool

£2.20

SDR

0h 14m

0h 07m

0hr 7m

50.00%

Wavertree Technology Park

Liverpool

£3.10

SDR

0h 58m

0h 09m

0hr 49m

84.48%

Warrington

Liverpool

£3.87

Season Ticket

0h 55m

0h 29m

0hr 26m

47.27%

St Helens

Liverpool

£6.10

SDR

0h 41m

0h 19m

0hr 22m

53.66%

Leyland

Preston

£3.98

Season Ticket

0hr 18m

0hr 5m

0hr 13m

72.22%

Chorley

Preston

£5.58

Season Ticket

0hr 22m

0hr 12m

0hr 10m

45.45%

 

Which ticket is the right one for me?

If you make the same journey more than three or four times a week you may find that, on the majority of routes, Season Tickets offer better value for money compared to buying daily tickets.

Season Tickets are available for seven days or any period between one month and a year.

Annual Season Tickets save you the most money with 12 weeks free travel each year!

Benefits

Find out how owning a season ticket benefits you:

  • 12 weeks FREE travel with an annual Season Ticket
  • Can be used anytime, including weekends, between your two chosen stations
  • No queuing for tickets at the station, each time you travel
  • Can be used on most train operator's service between your chosen two stations

 

Frequently asked questions 

You can purchase your Season Ticket from any staffed ticket office with a valid photocard.

Photocards are issued free of charge, though you will need a recent passport size photograph.

You can renew your Season Ticket online or from any staffed ticket office with a valid photocard.

Weekly Season Tickets

Weekly Season Tickets can be issued on the first required day of travel, if the first day is a Monday (or a Tuesday after a bank holiday) the weekly Season Ticket can be issued from 06:00 on the previous Sunday.

 

Season Ticket for one month or more

If your Season Ticket start date is a Sunday, Monday (or Tuesday after a bank holiday), the Season Ticket may be issued from noon on the previous Friday.

Should you require your Season Ticket to start on another day, the ticket may be issued from the afternoon of the previous day.

You can renew your Season Ticket online up to two weeks before your current ticket expires.

 *Per day prices have been calculated upon the daily cost of the associated ticket-type. Price and travel times are correct based upon the relevant journey. Price correct as of November 2018.