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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1 h 15 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Preston for Manchester every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||27 miles (44 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$13 (€13)|
|Bus frequency||48 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||National Express, Megabus or FlixBus|
Buses from Preston to Manchester cover the 27 miles (44 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 48 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $3 (€3), but the average price of bus tickets is $13 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
Buy your official National Express and FlixBus bus tickets between Preston and Manchester from $3 (€3) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient 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 from Preston to Manchester, 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.
Preston to Manchester bus information 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 Manchester, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Preston to Manchester, Coach Station.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Preston, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Preston.
The most popular arrival bus station, Manchester, Coach Station, is located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city center of Manchester.
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