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Cheap bus tickets and times from Preston to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 14


Fastest Journey

1 h 5 m


1 h 5 m

Buses per day



140 km

Cheap bus tickets from Preston to Manchester start from $26 with an average ticket price of $26.

The fastest bus from Preston to Manchester takes 1h 5m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 5m and covers a distance of 140 km.

1 buses leave Preston for Manchester every day with 1 travelling directly.

National Express
Bus Station (stand A)
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Preston to Manchester

distanceDistance87 miles (140 km)
durationAverage bus duration45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 5 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express, FlixBus or Megabus

Buses from Preston to Manchester cover the 87 miles (140 km) long route taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $10 (€9), but the average price of bus tickets is $20 (€17).

Bus companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from Preston to Manchester

National Express, Megabus and FlixBus buses will get you to Manchester from Preston from $10 (€9). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Preston - Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

Bus information from Preston to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $26
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from Preston to Manchester

FAQs: Take the bus from Preston to Manchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Preston to Manchester.
Cheap bus tickets from Preston to Manchester can start from as little as $10 (€9) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Preston to Manchester is $20 (€17); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Preston and Manchester is on average 45 min   for the 87 mile (140 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Preston and Manchester by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Preston to Manchester leaves at 2: 25 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Preston to Manchester leaves at 10: 25 PM.
Yes, there are 5 direct buses a day from Preston to Manchester with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
Take the Preston to Manchester bus with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route to Manchester from Preston as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
A day trip to Manchester from Preston is worth doing with a journey time of 45 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
You have options as you can travel from Preston to Manchester 2 different ways: bus or train.

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