The cheapest buses from Birmingham to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Cheapest

$24

Average

$26

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Preston will cost around $ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 24.

Cheapest
11:00AMBirmingham3h35 02:35PMPreston
0 changes
$241One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h25 02:25AMPreston, Carlisle Street
0 changes
$281One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Preston

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11:00AMBirmingham3h35 02:35PMPreston
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11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h25 02:25AMPreston, Carlisle Street
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Fri
Oct 22
$59Avanti West Coast
$22Megabus
Sat
Oct 23
$45Avanti West Coast
$22Megabus
Sun
Oct 24
$58Avanti West Coast
$22Megabus
Mon
Oct 25
$44Avanti West Coast
$22Megabus
Wed
Oct 27
$15Avanti West Coast
$13National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$31Avanti West Coast
$22Megabus
Fri
Oct 29
$44Avanti West Coast
$22Megabus
Sat
Oct 30
$31Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$59Avanti West Coast
$22Megabus
Mon
Nov 1
$20Avanti West Coast
$22Megabus

The fastest buses from Birmingham to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

3 h 30 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

153 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Birmingham for Preston every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 153 km distance in an average of 3 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 25 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h25 02:25AMPreston, Carlisle Street
0 changes
$281One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00AMBirmingham3h35 02:35PMPreston
0 changes
$241One-way

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Bus Information between Birmingham and Preston

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$21 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Birmingham to Preston cover the 94 miles (152 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $13 (€11), but the average price of bus tickets is $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

Bus companies

National Express buses between Birmingham and Preston

National Express buses will get you from Birmingham to Preston from $13 (€11). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus between Birmingham and Preston, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 94 miles (152 km) from Birmingham to Preston and pay as low as $13 (€11) if you book in advance.

All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from Birmingham to Preston, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule between Birmingham and Preston, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Birmingham to Preston and when traveling by bus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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Buses from Birmingham to Preston
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FAQs
How much do cheap buses between Birmingham and Preston cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Birmingham to Preston for the next 7 days starting from $13 (€11)  one way.
What is the price of a bus ticket to Preston from Birmingham?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $21 (€17)  for a bus ticket from Birmingham to Preston.
How far is Birmingham to Preston by bus?
The Birmingham to Preston bus distance is approximately 94 miles (152 km).
What is the Birmingham to Preston bus travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 94 miles (152 km) from Birmingham to Preston can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Birmingham to Preston bus journey time is on average 3 h 35 min.
Which bus station from Birmingham to Preston do I depart from? Which Preston bus station from Birmingham do I arrive in?

When departing from Birmingham, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. When arriving in Preston, you can end your journey in bus stations like Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Bus Station (Stand 23) and Preston, Carlisle Street.

Omio customers book a bus from Birmingham New Street   to Preston, Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Birmingham bus station located? Where is the Preston bus station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Preston most often arrive at Preston, Bus Station and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus providers offer a service to Preston from Birmingham?
When taking a bus from Birmingham to Preston, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Preston. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between Birmingham and Preston and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Can I book a direct bus from Birmingham to Preston?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Birmingham to Preston on Omio with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your bus ticket.
When does the first bus depart from Birmingham to Preston? When does the last bus depart from Birmingham to Preston?
You can take the first bus from Birmingham to Preston at 10: 00 AM. The last bus from Birmingham to Preston that you can take departs at 11: 00 AM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Birmingham to Preston schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book Birmingham to Preston bus tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Birmingham to Preston is on average $21 (€17) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets to Preston from Birmingham available a few months in advance.

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