|Distance||27 miles (44 km)|
|Average coach duration||45 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£9 (€10)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Preston to Manchester cover the 27 miles (44 km) long journey taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
For as little as £8 you can travel by coach between Preston and Manchester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this 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 Manchester from Preston, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets to Manchester from Preston and when travelling by coach:
The bus service linking Preston and Manchester is operated by National Express, which runs 6 buses per day. Travel time can be as short as 45 minutes, although on average, this bus journey takes 1 hour. No stopovers or transfers are needed on this trip. The earliest bus departs Preston at 3:00 a.m., and coaches stop running at 8:15 p.m.
Departure Station: Preston Bus Station, which can be found on the eastern side of the town centre, is less than a 10-minute walk from the town's main attractions, such as the Guild Hall Theatre, Harris Museum, and the Cenotaph. Preston railway station is 2 kilometres away, on the opposite side of town.
Arrival Station: Manchester Coach Station (also known as Chorlton Street station), located a couple hundred metres behind the pedestrian area of Canal Street. Historical and cultural attractions like the Opera House, Albert Hall, and the Central Library are under 1 kilometre away. The nearest Metrolink tram stop is Piccadilly Gardens, a short 4-minute walk from the coach station.
There are a few coach stations in Preston to start your trip from including Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station) and Preston, Bus Station (Stand 5). In Manchester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Preston, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, located 0.3 miles (489 m) away from the city centre.
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