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Coach Information to Preston from Liverpool

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Liverpool to Preston cover the 27 miles (43 km) long route with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.

Coach companies

National Express between Liverpool and Preston

Travel between Liverpool and Preston on National Express coaches with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel from Liverpool to Preston? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the trip on Omio to find the best deals on coaches from Liverpool to Preston. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 27 miles (43 km) from Liverpool to Preston.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Liverpool to Preston coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Liverpool to Preston and when travelling by coach:

  • 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 Liverpool to Preston
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FAQs
How far is it from Liverpool to Preston by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Liverpool and Preston via coach to be approximately 27 miles (43 km).
Which coach station from Liverpool to Preston do I depart from? Which Preston coach station from Liverpool do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Liverpool to start your route from including Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, Kempston Street. In Preston you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Bus Station (Stand 23) and Preston, Carlisle Street.

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

Where is the Liverpool coach station located? Where is the Preston coach station located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Liverpool.

The most popular arrival coach station, Preston, Bus Station, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Preston.

Which coach companies can take me to Preston from Liverpool?
If you're looking for coaches from Liverpool to Preston, you can rely on National Express to get you to Preston. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Liverpool to Preston trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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