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.
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3 h 30 m
3 h 35 m
Buses per day
Of the 2 buses that leave Preston for Birmingham every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||94 miles (152 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$24 (€23)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||National Express, Megabus or FlixBus|
Buses from Preston to Birmingham cover the 94 miles (152 km) long route taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $21 (€21), but the average price of bus tickets is $24 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
Travel to Birmingham from Preston from $21 (€21) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.
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 Birmingham from Preston, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
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.
Bus information from Preston to Birmingham with FlixBus:
When taking a bus from Preston, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Preston, Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station) and Preston, Bus Station. When you arrive in Birmingham, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13).
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Preston to Birmingham, Coach Station.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Preston and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham, Coach Station and need to travel around 0.6 miles (1 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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