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.
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1 h 13 m
Buses per day
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.
|Average coach duration||1 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Coach frequency||1 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there is 1 direct coach a day|
|Coach companies||Megabus, 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.
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 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.
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.
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