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Overview: Coach from Birmingham to Preston

distanceDistance94 miles (152 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£17 (€19)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Birmingham to Preston cover the 94 miles (152 km) long route taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £17, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express Birmingham to Preston

Travel between Birmingham and Preston from £16 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Birmingham and Preston, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from Birmingham to Preston:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Preston from Birmingham

    Take the bus to Preston 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 Birmingham to Preston.
    FAQs

    How much does a cheap coach from Birmingham to Preston cost?

    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets to Preston from Birmingham for as low as £16  for the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a coach ticket from Birmingham to Preston on average?

    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Preston coach prices are on average £17  one way.

    What is the distance from Birmingham to Preston by coach?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Preston from Birmingham via coach to be approximately 94 miles (152 km).

    What is the average Birmingham to Preston coach duration?

    The coach time between Birmingham and Preston is on average 3 h 25 min  for the 94 miles (152 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to Preston by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    Which coach station from Birmingham to Preston do I depart from? Which Preston coach station from Birmingham do I arrive in?

    There are a few coach stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. In Preston you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station) and Preston, Bus Station (Stand 5).

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

    Where is the departure coach station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival coach station in Preston located?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Preston, Bus Station, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

    What coach companies offer a service from Birmingham to Preston?

    For the best Birmingham to Preston coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Birmingham to Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Is there a direct coach between Birmingham and Preston?

    Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Birmingham to Preston with National Express or Megabus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

    When is the earliest coach from Birmingham to Preston? When is the last coach from Birmingham to Preston?

    If you prefer early morning coaches from Birmingham to Preston, the first coach leaves at 10: 45. If you prefer late night coaches from Birmingham to Preston, the last coach of the day leaves at 23: 00. Omio shows you the latest coach from Birmingham to Preston schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    How far in advance should I book a coach ticket between Birmingham and Preston to get the best deals?

    If you buy a coach ticket between Birmingham and Preston within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £17 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets to Preston from Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.