Preston to Manchester bus

Cheap bus tickets from Preston to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

10

Average

16

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.

2nd Cheapest
03:15AMPreston, Carlisle Street0h45 04:00AMManchester, Coach Station
0 transfers
101One-way
02:45PMPreston, Carlisle Street1h15 04:00PMManchester
0 transfers
181One-way
02:45PMPreston, Carlisle Street1h45 04:30PMManchester, Airport
0 transfers
201One-way

Bus schedule from Preston to Manchester

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03:15AMPreston, Carlisle Street0h45 04:00AMManchester, Coach Station
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02:45PMPreston, Carlisle Street1h45 04:30PMManchester, Airport
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02:45PMPreston, Carlisle Street1h15 04:00PMManchester
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Bus times from Preston to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

45 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

45 km

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.

Fastest
03:15AMPreston, Carlisle Street0h45 04:00AMManchester, Coach Station
0 transfers
101One-way
2nd Fastest
02:45PMPreston, Carlisle Street1h15 04:00PMManchester
0 transfers
181One-way
02:45PMPreston, Carlisle Street1h45 04:30PMManchester, Airport
0 transfers
201One-way

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Overview: Bus from Preston to Manchester

distanceDistance27 miles (44 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$13 (€13)
frequencyBus frequency48 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNational 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.

Bus providers: National Express and FlixBus from Preston to Manchester

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
FlixBus

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:

    • Average Duration: 1 h 15 min
    • Average Price: $3
    • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

    Travel Tips: Bus to Manchester from Preston

    Take the bus to Manchester 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 Manchester.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Preston to Manchester to cost as little as $3 (€3)  in the next 7 days.
    The Preston to Manchester bus ticket price is on average $13 (€13)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    The Preston to Manchester bus distance is approximately 27 miles (44 km).
    On average the Preston to Manchester bus time is 1 h 15 min  covering the 27 miles (44 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 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.

    Take the Preston to Manchester bus with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey to Manchester from Preston as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Preston to Manchester with Flixbus or Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your bus ticket.
    The average number of buses departing Preston for Manchester is 48 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest bus from Preston to Manchester at 11: 25 AM   or take the last bus from Preston to Manchester leaving at 10: 51 PM. Look for the latest Preston to Manchester bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets to Manchester from Preston within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $13 (€13) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Preston to Manchester a few months in advance.

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