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|
Take a coach or train to travel 159 miles (256 km) 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 route are National Express or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Preston.
There are 2 ways that you can travel to Preston from Cardiff. You can take a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Preston. Tickets for a coach cost on average £59.
This is compared to other travel options to Preston:
A coach is generally £23 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £83 from Cardiff to Preston.
The fastest way from Cardiff to Preston is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 10 min.
Other travel options between Cardiff and Preston can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 8 h 40 min of travel time.
The Cardiff to Preston distance is approximately 159 miles (256 km).
The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Preston is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Cardiff to Preston 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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When planning your trip to Preston from Cardiff, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Cardiff and Preston online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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