Bristol to Preston bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Bristol to Preston

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Fastest Journey

6 h 50 m


8 h 46 m

Buses per day



257 km

Cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Preston start from $23 with an average ticket price of $40.

The fastest bus from Bristol to Preston takes 6h 50m in comparison to an average duration of 8h 46m and covers a distance of 257 km.

5 buses leave Bristol for Preston every day with 5 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Bristol to Preston

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$29 (€26)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersNational Express, FlixBus or Megabus

Buses from Bristol to Preston cover the 159 miles (257 km) long route taking on average 5 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $10 (€9), but the average price of bus tickets is $29 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol, Airport Bus Station and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

Bus providers: National Express, FlixBus and Megabus from Bristol to Preston

National Express, FlixBus and Megabus buses will get you to Preston from Bristol from $19 (€17). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. 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.

Bus information from Bristol to Preston with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: $49

FAQs: Bus from Bristol to Preston

FAQs: Take the bus from Bristol to Preston with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Preston.
Cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Preston can start from as little as $10 (€9) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bristol to Preston is $29 (€26); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bristol to Preston bus time is 5 h 25 min   covering the 159 mile (257 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Bristol to Preston leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Bristol to Preston leaves at 10: 05 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day from Bristol to Preston with Megabus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
For the route from Bristol to Preston you can take a bus with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Bristol to Preston on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Bristol, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bristol, Airport Bus Station, Bristol, Airport and Bristol, Station Approach (Temple Meads - Stop T1). When arriving in Preston, you can end your journey in bus stations like Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Sir Tom Finney Way (PNE Deepdale Stadium) and Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bristol, Airport Bus Station, which is located around 8.9 miles (14.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Preston, Bus Station, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Bristol to Preston by bus is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Bristol to Preston including taking a train or bus.
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