Manchester to Preston coach

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Preston

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£9

Average

£16

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.

2nd Cheapest
01:35Manchester, Coach Station0h50 02:25Preston, Carlisle Street
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£91One-way
13:00Manchester1h10 14:10Preston, Carlisle Street
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£161One-way
12:30Manchester, Airport1h40 14:10Preston, Carlisle Street
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£221One-way

Bus Timetable Manchester to Preston

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01:35Manchester, Coach Station0h50 02:25Preston, Carlisle Street
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12:30Manchester, Airport1h40 14:10Preston, Carlisle Street
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13:00Manchester1h10 14:10Preston, Carlisle Street
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Bus times from Manchester to Preston

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h 13 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

45 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Manchester for Preston every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
01:35Manchester, Coach Station0h50 02:25Preston, Carlisle Street
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£91One-way
13:00Manchester1h10 14:10Preston, Carlisle Street
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£161One-way
12:30Manchester, Airport1h40 14:10Preston, Carlisle Street
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£221One-way

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Overview: Coach from Manchester to Preston

distanceDistance27 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£16 (€18)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Coaches from Manchester to Preston cover the 27 miles long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £16, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Preston.

Coach companies: National Express Manchester to Preston

You can travel by coach from Manchester to Preston with National Express for as low as £5. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

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

    Travel Tips: Coach to Preston from Manchester

    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 Manchester to Preston.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets between Manchester and Preston for as low as £5  for the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Preston from Manchester is £16  one way.
    The Manchester to Preston coach distance is approximately 27 miles.
    The Manchester to Preston coach duration is on average 1 h, which is to be expected when travelling 27 miles to Preston from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    Some of the Manchester coach stations to Preston you can start your journey from include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Preston include Preston, Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station) and Preston, Bus Station.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Preston.

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Preston, located 0.6 miles (979 m) away from the city centre.

    For the trip from Manchester to Preston you can take a coach with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Manchester to Preston on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there is 1 direct coach per day from Manchester to Preston with Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your coach ticket.
    The average number of coaches departing Manchester for Preston is 1 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first coach from Manchester to Preston leaves at 04: 55   and the last coach for this leaves at 22: 49. Omio shows you the latest coach from Manchester to Preston schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    If you book a coach ticket to Preston from Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £16 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Manchester to Preston are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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