The cheapest buses from Bristol to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 29

Cheapest

$48

Average

$48

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 Bristol to Preston will cost around $ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 48.

Cheapest
08:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h10 02:25AMPreston, Carlisle Street
1 changes
$481One-way

Timetable Bristol to Preston

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08:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h10 02:25AMPreston, Carlisle Street
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The fastest buses from Bristol to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 29

Fastest Journey

6 h 10 m

Average

6 h 10 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

257 km

It's difficult to get from Bristol to Preston without transferring at least once.

Fastest
08:15PMBristol, Marlborough Street6h10 02:25AMPreston, Carlisle Street
1 changes
$481One-way

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Bus Information from Bristol to Preston

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$53 (€43)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Bristol to Preston cover the 159 miles (257 km) long route taking on average 7 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $53 (€43), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $48 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

Bus companies

Travel with National Express from Bristol to Preston

Find the best buses between Bristol and Preston with Omio's travel partners National Express from $48 (€39). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

Travel hassle-free from Bristol to Preston on a bus with National Express! Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest journey between Bristol and Preston. National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 159 miles (257 km) between Bristol and Preston on the bus and pay as low as $48 (€39) for a bus ticket.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Bristol - Preston bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to. So, book your cheap National Express bus ticket between Bristol and Preston on Omio today and enjoy your trip!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 Bristol to Preston
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FAQs
How much do cheap buses from Bristol to Preston cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Bristol to Preston to cost as little as $48 (€39)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket to Preston from Bristol?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bristol to Preston bus price to come in at an average of $53 (€43)  one way.
How far is it from Bristol to Preston by bus?
You should expect to travel around 159 miles (257 km)  to Preston from Bristol by bus.
How long is a bus from Bristol to Preston on average?
On average the Bristol to Preston bus travel time is 7 h  for the 159 miles (257 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Bristol and arrival bus station in Preston?

When departing from Bristol, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9). 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 Bristol Temple Meads   to Preston, Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Bristol Temple Meads, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Bristol.

The most popular arrival bus station, Preston, Bus Station, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Preston.

Which bus providers can get me from Bristol to Preston?
Take the Bristol to Preston bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route between Bristol and Preston as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first bus from Bristol to Preston? When can I take the last bus for the day?
You can take the earliest bus from Bristol to Preston at 6: 25 PM   or take the last bus from Bristol to Preston leaving at 6: 25 PM. Look for the latest Bristol to Preston bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets from Bristol to Preston for the best deals?
You can find buses to Preston from Bristol to cost on average $53 (€43) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Bristol to Preston bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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