How to travel from Preston to London

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from Preston to London

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

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

02:45PMPreston, Carlisle Street6h20 09:05PMLondon
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211One-way
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02:45PMPreston, Carlisle Street6h20 09:05PMLondon
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211One-way
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09:00AMPreston2h34 11:34AMLondon Euston
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881One-way
08:17AMPreston3h24 11:41AMLondon Euston
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901One-way
08:00AMPreston2h37 10:37AMLondon Euston
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2131One-way

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Travel Information from Preston to London

distanceDistance189 miles (305 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $73
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€19) • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $73 (€70) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, Flybe or Avanti West Coast

Travel 189 miles (305 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Preston to 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 $20 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus, Flybe or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Preston to London.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to travel to London from Preston including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to London from Preston is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

Taking a bus is about $53 (€51) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $73 (€70) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $29 (€28) less than taking a train, which costs on average $48 (€46) for this journey.

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

Other travel options to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 10 min   on average.

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

You should expect to travel around 189 miles (305 km) between Preston and London.

The average frequency per day from Preston to London is:

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

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

  • Most travelers board their train from Preston and arrive in London Victoria.

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

  • Travel with Megabus to go to London by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Preston to London tickets on Omio for $20 (€19).
  • Flybe can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Flybe from Preston to London for $73 (€70) on Omio.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Preston to London for $48 (€46) on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or Megabus with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You can take a direct train with Avanti West Coast with 29 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Preston to London.

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

Before traveling from Preston to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $20 (€19) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $73 (€70) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $48 (€46) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Preston to London 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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