How to travel from London to Preston

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Travel Information from London to Preston

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$9 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 6 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $46 (€40) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or Virgin Trains

Travel 189 miles (305 km) by train, bus or flight from London to Preston. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus, British Airways or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Preston.

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from London to Preston

How to get from London to Preston by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from London to Preston is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
10:30AM6h00
London
04:30PMPreston, Carlisle Street
$381One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
10:30AM6h00
London
04:30PMPreston, Carlisle Street
$381One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
British Airways
09:00PM1h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:00PMManchester Airport (MAN)
$771One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Avanti West Coast
09:30AM2h09
London Euston (EUS)
11:39AMPreston station (PRE)
$1201One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:30AM2h09
London Euston (EUS)
12:39PMPreston station (PRE)
$1201One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:16AM3h35
London Euston (EUS)
12:51PMPreston station (PRE)
$1171One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:00AM6h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:30PMPreston, Carlisle Street
$381One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
07:30AM6h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
01:55PMPreston, Carlisle Street
$431One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:50AM8h40
London
04:30PMPreston, Carlisle Street
$481One-way
1 transfer
British Airways
10:00PM1h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
11:00PMManchester Airport (MAN)
$771One-way
0 transfers
British Airways
10:35AM1h05
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
11:40AMManchester Airport (MAN)
$2031One-way
0 transfers
British Airways
06:20PM1h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
07:20PMManchester Airport (MAN)
$2771One-way
0 transfers

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You can travel by travel between London and Preston with National Express, FlixBus and easyJet. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Preston from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travelers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

      FAQs: Travel from London to Preston

      FAQs: 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 London to Preston.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options from London to Preston: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Preston from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from London to Preston:

      Taking a bus costs $37 (€32) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $46 (€40).

      A bus is $37 (€32) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from London to Preston costing on average $46 (€40).

      The fastest way from London to Preston is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

      There are alternative travel options to Preston that take longer:

      Bus takes 6 h on average.

      Getting to Preston by train takes 2 h 9 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 189 miles (305 km) from London to Preston.

      The average frequency per day from London to Preston is:

      • Around 2 buses per day.
      • 51 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers catch their bus from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.
      • Most travelers board their train from London Waterloo and arrive in Preston.

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

      • You can go to Preston from London by bus with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $9 (€8) with Megabus from London to Preston on Omio.
      • You can travel between London and Preston by flight with British Airways or easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $46 (€40) with British Airways from London to Preston.
      • You can travel by train to Preston from London with Virgin Trains, East Coast, East Midlands Trains or West Midlands Trains, and you can find Virgin Trains London to Preston tickets for $46 (€40) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from London to Preston with the following travel companies:

      • You can check for a direct bus to Preston with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus with 2 direct buses per day.
      • You can find 20 direct trains per day to take to Preston with Virgin Trains.

      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 trip.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Preston often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Preston itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Preston and any of these top destinations today!
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