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Cheap coach tickets from Cardiff to Preston

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul


The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Cardiff to Preston is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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Bus times from Cardiff to Preston

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

11 h 35 m


11 h 35 m

Buses per day



256 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Cardiff for Preston every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Coach from Cardiff to Preston

distanceDistance159 miles
durationAverage coach duration6 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Cardiff to Preston cover the 159 miles long route taking on average 6 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £23, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff, University and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express and Megabus Cardiff to Preston

Find the best coaches to Preston from Cardiff with Omio's travel partners National Express and Megabus from £19. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 to Preston from Cardiff, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

FAQs: Cardiff to Preston coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Cardiff to Preston with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Preston.
Cheap coach tickets from Cardiff to Preston can start from as little as £19 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Cardiff to Preston is £23; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Cardiff to Preston is 6 h 40 min   to travel the 159 mile long journey, with around there is 1 coach per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Cardiff to Preston leaves at 19: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Cardiff to Preston leaves at 20: 50.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Cardiff to Preston without having to change trains with Megabus. There is 1 direct coach from Cardiff to Preston each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a coach from Cardiff to Preston, you can count on National Express or Megabus for the best way to get you to Preston. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Preston from Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When departing from Cardiff, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Cardiff, University, Cardiff, Kingsway (Stop GB) and Cardiff, North Road (Friary Gardens). When arriving in Preston, you can end your route in coach stations like Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Sir Tom Finney Way (PNE Deepdale Stadium) and Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Cardiff, University, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Preston, Bus Station, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Cardiff to Preston by coach is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Cardiff to Preston including taking a train or coach.

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