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from Lancaster to Preston

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Travel Information from Lancaster to Preston

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $11
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $4 (€3) • 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $4 (€3) • 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Take a bus or train to travel 21 miles (34 km) between Lancaster and Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Lancaster to Preston.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Lancaster to Preston?

There are 2 ways to get from Lancaster to Preston: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Lancaster and Preston?

The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Preston is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $4 (€3) compared to other travel options to Preston:

Taking a train is about $7 (€6) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€9) for this journey.

What is the fastest way from Lancaster to Preston?

The quickest way to travel from Lancaster to Preston is by train, which takes on average 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Preston by bus can take on average 35 min.

How far is it from Lancaster to Preston?

The Lancaster to Preston distance is around 21 miles (34 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Lancaster to Preston?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lancaster to Preston:

  • Buses from Lancaster to Preston most often leave from Lancaster, Damside Street and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Lancaster and tend to arrive in Preston.
Who can get me from Lancaster to Preston?

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

  • You can take a bus from Lancaster to Preston with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $11 (€9) with National Express from Lancaster to Preston.
  • You can take a train from Lancaster to Preston with Northern Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for $4 (€3) with Northern Rail from Lancaster to Preston.
Is there a way to travel directly from Lancaster to Preston?

Yes, there are direct services available from Lancaster to Preston with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Preston as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Lancaster and Preston.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Lancaster to Preston?
Looking to extend your trip from Lancaster to Preston? Many Omio customers who go from Lancaster 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 early should I book tickets from Lancaster to Preston online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Lancaster 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 journey is costing $11 (€9) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $4 (€3) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Lancaster 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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