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from Birmingham to Preston

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Dec 1
$63Cross Country
$34National Express
Dec 2
$30Avanti West Coast
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$30Avanti West Coast
Dec 5
$58Avanti West Coast
Dec 6
$19Avanti West Coast

Travel Information between Birmingham and Preston

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€25) • 1 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 94 miles (152 km) by bus or train from Birmingham to Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Preston.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Preston
Travel to Preston 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 Birmingham to Preston.
How do I get from Birmingham to Preston?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Birmingham to Preston. You can take a bus or train.

How do I get from Birmingham to Preston the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Preston from Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $17 (€14).

This is compared to other travel options to Preston:

A bus is generally $13 (€11) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $30 (€25) from Birmingham to Preston.

What is the fastest way from Birmingham to Preston?

The fastest way to get to Preston from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 36 min.

Other travel options to Preston can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Preston by bus can take on average 3 h 25 min.

How many miles from Birmingham to Preston would I travel?

The distance is approximately 94 miles (152 km) from Birmingham to Preston.

How many services a day are there to Preston from Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Preston is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Birmingham and Preston as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Birmingham and Preston, where do I depart from Birmingham and where do I arrive in Preston?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Preston:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Preston.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Birmingham to Preston?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Preston:

  • You can go to Preston from Birmingham by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $17 (€14) with National Express from Birmingham to Preston on Omio.
  • You can travel between Birmingham and Preston by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $30 (€25) with Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Preston.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Birmingham to Preston ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Preston? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Preston usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Preston, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy my Birmingham to Preston one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Birmingham to Preston, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $17 (€14) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $30 (€25) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Preston tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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