How to travel from Lancaster to Preston

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from Lancaster to Preston

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

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To get from Lancaster to Preston on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Preston from Lancaster

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 17 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 21 miles (34 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Lancaster to Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lancaster to Preston.

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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 Lancaster to Preston.
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There are 4 ways to get from Lancaster to Preston: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Lancaster to Preston is by taking a train with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Preston:

A train is generally $7 (€6) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $9 (€9) from Lancaster to Preston.

A train is generally $4 (€3) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $6 (€6) from Lancaster to Preston.

The fastest way to get to Preston from Lancaster is by train with an average travel time of 17 min.

Other travel options to Preston can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, getting to Preston by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Lancaster at Lancaster, Williamson Park Car Park (Highest Point Festival) and arrive in Preston at Preston.
  • Trains mostly depart from Lancaster and arrive in Preston.

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

  • You can go to Preston from Lancaster by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $9 (€9) with National Express from Lancaster to Preston on Omio.
  • You can travel from Lancaster to Preston by train with Northern Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $3 (€3) with Northern Rail from Lancaster to Preston.
Many of our customers traveling from Lancaster to Preston don't make Preston their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Preston are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Preston to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $9 (€9) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $6 (€6) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $3 (€3) one way on average.

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

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