The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Glasgow to Preston will cost around £ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.
3 h 45 m
Buses per day
Of the 2 buses that leave Glasgow for Preston every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 253 km distance in an average of 4 h but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 45 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||157 miles (253 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 45 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£18 (€20)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Glasgow to Preston cover the 157 miles (253 km) long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £18, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.
Travel from Glasgow to Preston from £17 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
If you’re thinking of taking a coach between Glasgow and Preston, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 157 miles (253 km) between Glasgow and Preston and pay as low as £22 if you book in advance.
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 Glasgow and Preston, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express coach timetable between Glasgow and Preston, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Glasgow and Preston and when travelling by coach:
When taking a coach from Glasgow, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park. 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 Glasgow Central to Preston, Bus Station.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Glasgow Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Glasgow.
The most popular arrival coach station, Preston, Bus Station, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Preston.
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