How to travel from Glasgow to Preston

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from Glasgow to Preston

You can get from Glasgow to Preston by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Glasgow to Preston on Dec 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:37AMGlasgow Central2h22 09:59AMPreston
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06:30AMGlasgow Central2h27 08:57AMPreston
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05:33AMGlasgow Central2h24 07:57AMPreston
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04:31AMGlasgow Central2h24 06:55AMPreston
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11:00AMGlasgow, Buchanan3h45 02:45PMPreston, Carlisle Street
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Travel Information to Preston from Glasgow

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $21 (€19) • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Travel 157 miles (253 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Glasgow to Preston. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Preston.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Preston

Travel Tips: 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 Glasgow to Preston.

You can travel from Glasgow to Preston 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Preston is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Preston:

A train is $18 (€17) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Glasgow to Preston costing on average $21 (€19).

A train is $8 (€7) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Preston costing on average $10 (€9).

The fastest way from Glasgow to Preston is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Preston that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 30 min.

The Glasgow to Preston distance is around 157 miles (253 km).

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Preston is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 22 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Preston from Glasgow as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Glasgow to Preston depart from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station to Preston.
  • Most travelers take a train from Glasgow Central to Preston.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Preston from Glasgow with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Glasgow to Preston tickets for $21 (€19) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to Preston often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Liverpool. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Preston and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Glasgow to Preston, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $21 (€19) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $2 (€2) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Glasgow to Preston online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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