The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Glasgow to Preston is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 45 m
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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.
|Distance||157 miles (253 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$20 (€18)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||National Express, Megabus, Transpennine Express or FlixBus|
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, Megabus, Transpennine Express or FlixBus. 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 $16 (€14), but the average price of bus tickets is $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Preston.
National Express and FlixBus buses will get you to Preston from Glasgow from $16 (€14). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. 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 to Preston from Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Glasgow to Preston bus information with FlixBus:
When taking a bus from Glasgow, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow. When you arrive in Preston, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Preston, Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station) and Preston, Bus Station.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Glasgow Central to Preston.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Glasgow Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Preston and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (979 m) from the bus station to the city center in Preston.
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