The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Preston is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 7 buses that leave London for Preston every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||189 miles (305 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$29 (€25)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||FlixBus, National Express or Megabus|
Buses from London to Preston cover the 189 miles (305 km) long route taking on average 6 h 20 min with our travel partners like FlixBus, National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $29 (€25), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.
You can travel by bus to Preston from London with National Express and FlixBus for as low as $19 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
London to Preston bus information with FlixBus:
Taking buses from London to Preston is a relaxed way of making this journey, especially when keeping to a budget is important. Routes operate to the same schedule seven days a week with four direct departures and four connecting routes every day. Direct buses take from just over six hours to eight hours while connecting services need between six and a half and seven and a half hours. Departures are from London Victoria bus Station and journeys terminate at Preston Tithebarn Street bus Station.
All bus routes to Preston from London are operated by the part-British, part-multinational owned National Express. From its headquarters in Birmingham, this large company provides bus routes across the UK and Europe. National Express uses a modern fleet of buses with comfortable seating and standard onboard services of baggage storage, WiFi, toilets and air conditioning or heating. Some buses also have individual power sockets.
Direct buses from London to Preston take from six hours 15 minutes to approximately eight hours to complete the journey while connecting routes take between six and a half and seven and a half hours. Where a connection is required, it is made at either Birmingham or Manchester.
There are four daily direct buses to Preston from London and a further four connecting routes with the same schedule operating throughout the week. Departures start in the early morning and continue until late at night.
Departure bus station: Buses from London to Preston leave from London Victoria bus Station. This is within an easy walk of London Victoria Train Station and together they form part of a transport network of local, regional and intercity trains as well as local and long-distance buses. bus station facilities include car parking, cab ranks, ATMs, tourist information, WiFi and a selection of shops and cafes.
Arrival bus station: Buses to Preston from London complete their journey at Preston Tithebarn Street bus Station. Located to the east of the city center, Preston's bus station was the largest in Europe when it opened in 1969. It is a listed example of Brutalist Architecture and has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment. Its facilities include parking, cafes, WiFi and waiting areas.
When departing from London, you have various bus station options to start your route from including London, Victoria Coach Station, Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station and London, Golders Green Station. When arriving in Preston, you can end your trip in bus stations like Preston, Bus Station, Preston and Preston, Sir Tom Finney Way (PNE Deepdale Stadium).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 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.
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