The cheapest buses from Glasgow to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Cheapest

$26

Average

$30

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 Glasgow to Preston will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

Cheapest
11:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan3h45 02:45PMPreston
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$261One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan4h15 03:15AMPreston, Carlisle Street
0 changes
$341One-way

Timetable Glasgow to Preston

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11:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan3h45 02:45PMPreston
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11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan4h15 03:15AMPreston, Carlisle Street
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Fri
Oct 22
$42First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Sat
Oct 23
$42First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Sun
Oct 24
$56First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Mon
Oct 25
$22First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Tue
Oct 26
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$31National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$22First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Thu
Oct 28
$18First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Fri
Oct 29
$25First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Sat
Oct 30
$18First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Sun
Oct 31
$55First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Tue
Nov 2
$18First Transpennine Express
$24Megabus
Wed
Nov 3
$18First Transpennine Express
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The fastest buses from Glasgow to Preston

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Fastest Journey

3 h 45 m

Average

4 h

Buses per day

2

Distance

253 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Glasgow 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 253 km distance in an average of 4 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 45 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 15 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
11:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan3h45 02:45PMPreston
0 changes
$261One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan4h15 03:15AMPreston, Carlisle Street
0 changes
$341One-way

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Bus Information from Glasgow to Preston

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$25 (€20)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Glasgow to Preston cover the 157 miles (253 km) long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $25 (€20), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

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Travel with National Express from Glasgow to Preston

For as little as $24 (€19) you can travel by bus between Glasgow and Preston with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

National Express

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 Glasgow - 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.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your National Express bus ticket from Glasgow to Preston:

    • 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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    FAQs
    How much are cheap buses from Glasgow to Preston?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Preston from Glasgow for the next 7 days starting from $24 (€19)  one way.
    What is the cost of a bus to Preston from Glasgow?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $25 (€20)  for a bus ticket from Glasgow to Preston.
    How far is Preston from Glasgow by bus?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Glasgow and Preston by bus to be approximately 157 miles (253 km).
    How long is the bus ride to Preston from Glasgow?
    On average the Glasgow to Preston bus travel time is 3 h 45 min  for the 157 miles (253 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by bus from Glasgow to Preston, which bus station in Glasgow do I depart from and which bus station in Preston do I arrive in?

    When departing from Glasgow, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park. When arriving in Preston, you can end your route in bus stations like Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Bus Station (Stand 23) and Preston, Carlisle Street.

    Omio customers book a bus from Glasgow Central   to Preston, Bus Station   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the bus station in Glasgow to go to Preston? Where is the bus station in Preston located?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Preston, Bus Station, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

    What bus companies offer a service from Glasgow to Preston?
    When taking a bus from Glasgow 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 from Glasgow to Preston and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    Can I find a direct bus from Glasgow to Preston?
    Yes, you can search for direct buses from Glasgow 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 book your bus ticket.
    When is the earliest bus from Glasgow to Preston? When is the last bus from Glasgow to Preston?
    The earliest bus departing from Glasgow to Preston leaves at 10: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Glasgow to Preston leaves at 10: 00 PM. You can find the latest Glasgow to Preston bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I book Glasgow to Preston bus tickets to get the best deals?
    You can find buses between Glasgow and Preston to cost on average $25 (€20) 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 Glasgow to Preston bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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