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from Preston to Glasgow

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Travel Information from Preston to Glasgow

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€19) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $51 (€42) • 2 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or First Transpennine Express

Travel 157 miles (253 km) by bus or train from Preston to Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 22 min; 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 journey are Megabus or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Preston to Glasgow.

Travel Tips: Travel from Preston to Glasgow

Travel to Glasgow 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 Glasgow.

How do I reach Glasgow from Preston?

There are 2 travel options from Preston to Glasgow: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Preston to Glasgow is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€19) compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A bus is generally $28 (€23) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $51 (€42) from Preston to Glasgow.

What is the fastest way to travel to Glasgow from Preston?

The fastest way from Preston to Glasgow is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 22 min.

There are alternative travel options to Glasgow that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 45 min.

What is the distance between Preston and Glasgow?

You should expect to travel around 157 miles (253 km) between Preston and Glasgow.

How many services a day are there from Preston to Glasgow?

The average frequency per day from Preston to Glasgow is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

When traveling from Preston to Glasgow, what are the departure and arrival points in Preston and Glasgow?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Preston, Bus Station and tend to arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Trains from Preston to Glasgow most often leave from Preston and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Preston to Glasgow?

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

  • Megabus can take you to Glasgow by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Megabus from Preston to Glasgow for $23 (€19).
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express to go to Glasgow by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find First Transpennine Express Preston to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $51 (€42).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Preston to Glasgow?

Your trip from Preston to Glasgow doesn't have to end in Glasgow. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Edinburgh or Manchester to your Preston to Glasgow tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Glasgow today!

How early should I buy Preston to Glasgow tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $23 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $51 (€42) one way on average.

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

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