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Coach Information between Bristol and Preston

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£35 (€40)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Bristol to Preston cover the 159 miles (257 km) long journey taking on average 7 h with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £35, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £35. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

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Bristol to Preston with National Express

You can travel by coach from Bristol to Preston with National Express for as low as £35. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Bristol - Preston coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    When you buy your National Express coach tickets from Bristol to Preston don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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

    Buses from Bristol to Preston
    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 Bristol to Preston.
    What is the cost of cheap coaches to Preston from Bristol?
    You can find a cheap coach from Bristol to Preston for some dates and times for as low as £35  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a coach ticket from Bristol to Preston?
    If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bristol to Preston coach to cost on average £35  one way.
    How many miles is it from Bristol to Preston by coach?
    The distance between Bristol and Preston by coach is approximately 159 miles (257 km).
    What is the average Bristol to Preston coach duration?
    On average the Bristol to Preston coach time is 7 h  covering the 159 miles (257 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    Which coach station from Bristol to Preston do I depart from? Which Preston coach station from Bristol do I arrive in?

    When taking a coach from Bristol, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, The Centre (c9). When you arrive in Preston, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Bus Station (Stand 23) and Preston, Carlisle Street.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Bristol Temple Meads   to Preston, Bus Station.

    Where is the coach station in Bristol? Where is the coach station in Preston?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Preston, Bus Station, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

    What coach companies go from Bristol to Preston?
    For the best Bristol to Preston coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Bristol to Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.
    What are the first and last departure coach times from Bristol to Preston?
    The first Bristol to Preston coach departs at 18: 25   and the last coach from Bristol to Preston leaves at 18: 25. Check out the most up-to-date Bristol to Preston coach schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How early should I purchase coach tickets to Preston from Bristol to score the best deals?
    You can find a coach to Preston from Bristol to cost on average £35 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Bristol to Preston coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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