You can get from Cardiff to Preston by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||159 miles (256 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£59 - £83|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £59 • 8 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £83 • 5 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Arriva Trains Wales|
Travel 159 miles (256 km) by coach or train between Cardiff and Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £59. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Preston.
You can travel between Cardiff and Preston 2 different ways: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Cardiff to Preston is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £59 compared to other travel options to Preston:
A coach is £23 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cardiff to Preston costing on average £83.
The fastest way to get to Preston from Cardiff is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Preston that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 40 min on average.
The distance between Cardiff and Preston is around 159 miles (256 km).
The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Preston is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Preston from Cardiff as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cardiff to Preston:
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But we recommend booking Cardiff to Preston tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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