How to travel from Preston to Glasgow

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Travel Information from Preston to Glasgow

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $23
fastestFastest modeTrain • $17 (€15) • 3 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Travel 157 miles (253 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Glasgow from Preston. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Preston to Glasgow.

Travel Tips: Travel from Preston to Glasgow

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Glasgow from Preston. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Preston to Glasgow is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€11) compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A flight is generally $10 (€9) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $23 (€20) from Preston to Glasgow.

Taking a flight is usually $5 (€4) less than taking a train to Glasgow, which costs on average $17 (€15) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Preston to Glasgow is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 21 min.

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

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

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 157 miles (253 km) from Preston to Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Preston to Glasgow is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 21 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Preston and Glasgow 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 Glasgow:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Preston and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from Preston to Glasgow Central.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Glasgow from Preston with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Preston to Glasgow tickets for $23 (€20) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Glasgow with Megabus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Glasgow with Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast with 21 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Glasgow 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 journey.

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!

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 on average $23 (€20) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $13 (€11) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $17 (€15) 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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