How to travel from Preston to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Preston and Birmingham

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 1 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 94 miles (152 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Preston to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Preston to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Preston to Birmingham

Travel Tips: Travel to Birmingham 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 Preston to Birmingham.
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There are 4 travel options from Preston to Birmingham: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Preston to Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $20 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is usually $3 (€2) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $22 (€20) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Preston is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 34 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 10 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 94 miles (152 km) between Preston and Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Preston to Birmingham is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Preston and Birmingham 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 Preston to Birmingham:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Preston to Birmingham depart from Preston to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Preston and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Preston to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus for buses to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Preston to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $20 (€18).
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Preston to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $22 (€20).
Omio customers who travel from Preston to Birmingham often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Preston to Birmingham, 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 $20 (€18) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€20) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Preston to Birmingham 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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