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from London to Preston

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Preston on Nov 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMLondon6h35 02:35PMPreston
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$231One-way
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08:00AMLondon6h35 02:35PMPreston
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$231One-way
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09:30AMLondon Euston2h08 11:38AMPreston
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$1061One-way
10:30AMLondon Euston2h08 12:38PMPreston
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$1061One-way
09:43AMLondon Euston3h08 12:51PMPreston
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$1061One-way

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Sun
Nov 28
$106Avanti West Coast
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Mon
Nov 29
$106Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
$158British Airways
Tue
Nov 30
$103Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
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Wed
Dec 1
$73Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
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Thu
Dec 2
$75Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
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Fri
Dec 3
$103Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
$130British Airways
Sat
Dec 4
$103Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
$275British Airways
Sun
Dec 5
$106Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
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Mon
Dec 6
$75Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
$119British Airways
Tue
Dec 7
$74Avanti West Coast
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Wed
Dec 8
$75Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
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Thu
Dec 9
$73Avanti West Coast
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Fri
Dec 10
$70Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
$81British Airways
Sat
Dec 11
$103Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
$91British Airways
Sun
Dec 12
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$14National Express
$60British Airways
Mon
Dec 13
$67Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
$77British Airways
Tue
Dec 14
$35Avanti West Coast
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Wed
Dec 15
$70Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
$117British Airways
Thu
Dec 16
$70Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
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Fri
Dec 17
$48Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
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Sat
Dec 18
$68Avanti West Coast
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Travel Information from London to Preston

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $203
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€19) • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $203 (€168) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 189 miles (305 km) by bus, flight or train to Preston from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from London to Preston.

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FAQs
How do I go from London to Preston?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Preston?

The cheapest way to go to Preston from London is by taking a bus, which costs on average $23 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Preston:

Taking a bus is about $180 (€149) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $203 (€168) for this trip.

A bus is generally $80 (€66) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $104 (€85) from London to Preston.

What is the fastest way from London to Preston?

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 can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Preston by bus can take on average 6 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 8 min   on average.

How far is Preston from London?

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

How many services a day are there between London and Preston?

The average frequency per day from London to Preston is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Preston from London, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Preston?

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

  • Buses most often depart from London at London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Preston at Preston, Bus Station.
  • Trains from London to Preston most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Preston.
Which travel operators can get me to Preston from London?

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

  • You can take a bus from London to Preston with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $23 (€19) with Megabus from London to Preston.
  • You can travel by plane to Preston from London with British Airways, and you can find British Airways London to Preston tickets for $203 (€168) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between London and Preston with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast London to Preston tickets for $104 (€85) on Omio.
Is there a direct service from London to Preston?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Megabus.
  • You'll find direct flights with British Airways.

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 from London to Preston.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Preston?
Your trip from London to Preston doesn't have to end in Preston. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Glasgow or Liverpool. If you’d like to add Manchester, Glasgow or Liverpool to your London to Preston tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Preston today!
How far in advance should I buy my London to Preston one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $23 (€19) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $203 (€168) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $104 (€85) one way.

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