Glasgow to Preston bus

Sat, 25 May
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Cheap coach tickets from Glasgow to Preston

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Megabus
11:003h50
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:50Preston, Carlisle Street
£291One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Megabus
23:503h15
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
03:05Preston, Carlisle Street
£291One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
23:004h15
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
03:15Preston, Carlisle Street
£411One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
10:303h50
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:20Preston, Carlisle Street
£411One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
08:004h40
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:40Preston, Carlisle Street
£411One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableGlasgow to Preston

Showing buses for tomorrow, Saturday, 25 May
FlixBus
08:004h40
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
12:40Preston, Carlisle Street
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:204h30
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:50Preston station (PRE)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:204h25
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:45Preston station (PRE)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:204h30
Glasgow Central (GLC)
13:50Preston station (PRE)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:204h26
Glasgow Central (GLC)
13:46Preston station (PRE)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:204h26
Glasgow Central (GLC)
14:46Preston station (PRE)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:204h30
Glasgow Central (GLC)
14:50Preston station (PRE)
1 change
FlixBus
10:303h50
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:20Preston, Carlisle Street
0 changes
Megabus
11:003h50
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:50Preston, Carlisle Street
0 changes
National Express
23:004h15
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
03:15Preston, Carlisle Street
0 changes
Megabus
23:503h15
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
03:05Preston, Carlisle Street
0 changes

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Bus times from Glasgow to Preston

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

4 h 14 m

Buses per day

11

Distance

253 km

Of the 11 buses that leave Glasgow for Preston every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
23:503h15
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
03:05Preston, Carlisle Street
£291One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
11:003h50
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:50Preston, Carlisle Street
£291One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
FlixBus
10:303h50
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
14:20Preston, Carlisle Street
£411One-way
0 changes
National Express
23:004h15
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
03:15Preston, Carlisle Street
£411One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:204h25
Glasgow Central (GLC)
12:45Preston station (PRE)
£611One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Coach from Glasgow to Preston

distanceDistance157 miles
durationAverage coach duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£19 (€22)
frequencyCoach frequency2 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express, FlixBus, Virgin Trains, Bus or TransPennine Express

Coaches from Glasgow to Preston cover the 157 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, Virgin Trains, Bus or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 2 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £10, but the average price of coach tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

Coach companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus Glasgow to Preston

You can travel by coach between Glasgow and Preston with Megabus, National Express and FlixBus for as low as £10. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Glasgow to Preston coach information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 38 min
  • Cheapest Price: £39

FAQs: Glasgow to Preston coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Preston.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Glasgow to Preston can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Glasgow to Preston is £19; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow to Preston coach travel time is 3 h 15 min   for the 157 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Glasgow to Preston leaves at 07: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Glasgow to Preston leaves at 23: 00.
Yes, there are 2 direct coaches a day from Glasgow to Preston with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct coaches.
For the best Glasgow to Preston coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus, National Express, FlixBus, Virgin Trains, Bus or TransPennine Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Glasgow and Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Glasgow, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow, Hangingshaw Pl (Hampden Park and Ride). When arriving in Preston, you can end your trip 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 Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 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.

A trip to Preston from Glasgow is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from Glasgow to Preston is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Glasgow and Preston including taking a train or coach.

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