Preston to Birmingham bus

Cheap bus tickets from Preston to Birmingham

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11:25AMPreston3h40 03:05PMBirmingham
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Bus schedule from Preston to Birmingham

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Bus times from Preston to Birmingham

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Fastest Journey

3 h 30 m


3 h 35 m

Buses per day



153 km

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.

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Overview: Bus from Preston to Birmingham

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$24 (€23)
frequencyBus frequency2 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNational 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.

Bus companies: National Express and FlixBus from Preston to Birmingham

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

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:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 32 min
    • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

    Travel Tips: Bus to Birmingham from Preston

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Preston to Birmingham.
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Birmingham from Preston for the next 7 days starting from $21 (€21)  one way.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $24 (€23)  for a bus ticket between Preston and Birmingham.
    You should expect to travel around 94 miles (152 km)  between Preston and Birmingham by bus.
    On average the Preston to Birmingham bus time is 3 h 30 min  covering the 94 miles (152 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    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.

    For the route from Preston to Birmingham you can take a bus with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Preston to Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    On average, there are 2 buses a day from Preston to Birmingham. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest bus for this trip departs from Preston at 11: 25 AM. The last bus leaves from Preston at 1: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Preston to Birmingham and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    If you book the Preston to Birmingham bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $24 (€23). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Preston to Birmingham. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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