You can get from Edinburgh to Preston by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Preston on Nov 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||151 miles (244 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$38 - $56|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $38 (€32) • 6 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $56 (€46) • 2 h 23 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 151 miles (244 km) by bus or train between Edinburgh and Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Edinburgh to Preston.
There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Preston: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Preston from Edinburgh is by taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€32).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Preston:
A bus is $17 (€14) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Preston costing on average $56 (€46).
The fastest way to get to Preston from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 23 min.
Other travel options to Preston can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 40 min.
The distance is approximately 151 miles (244 km) from Edinburgh to Preston.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Preston is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Edinburgh and Preston as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Preston:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Preston, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Edinburgh to Preston with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Preston tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Preston, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Preston online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.