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from Bristol to Preston

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Travel Information between Bristol and Preston

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$57 - $72
fastestFastest modeTrain • $72 (€60) • 3 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 159 miles (257 km) by bus or train between Bristol and Preston. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bristol to Preston.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol 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 Bristol to Preston.

How do I reach Preston from Bristol?

There are 2 ways to travel between Bristol and Preston including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Preston?

The cheapest way to travel from Bristol to Preston is by taking a bus with an average price of $57 (€48).

This is compared to other travel options to Preston:

A bus is $15 (€12) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Bristol to Preston costing on average $72 (€60).

How far is Preston from Bristol?

The Bristol to Preston distance is around 159 miles (257 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bristol to Preston?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Preston is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Bristol? Where do I arrive in Preston?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Preston.

Who can get me from Bristol to Preston?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Preston, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Preston by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Bristol to Preston for $57 (€48).
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Preston. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Bristol to Preston tickets on Omio for $72 (€60).

Where should I go next after I travel between Bristol and Preston?

Omio customers who travel from Bristol to Preston often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Preston and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I purchase a ticket from Bristol to Preston online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $57 (€48) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $72 (€60) one way.

But we recommend booking Bristol 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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