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from Leeds to Preston

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Travel Information between Leeds and Preston

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 1 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Take a coach or train to travel 47 miles (76 km) between Leeds and Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leeds to Preston.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds to Preston

Travel 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 Leeds to Preston.

What are my travel options from Leeds to Preston?

You can travel to Preston from Leeds 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Preston from Leeds?

The cheapest way from Leeds to Preston is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Preston:

A coach is generally £6 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £21 from Leeds to Preston.

What is the fastest way to get to Preston from Leeds?

The fastest way to get to Preston from Leeds is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 42 min.

There are alternative travel options to Preston that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 5 min   on average.

How far is Preston from Leeds?

You should expect to travel around 47 miles (76 km) from Leeds to Preston.

How many services a day are there from Leeds to Preston?

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Preston is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Leeds to Preston as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Leeds and in Preston?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Leeds to Preston:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop to Preston, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Preston.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Leeds to Preston?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leeds to Preston, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Preston by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Leeds to Preston tickets on Omio for £16.
  • Travel with Northern Rail for trains to Preston. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail Leeds to Preston tickets on Omio for £21.

Can I travel directly to Preston from Leeds?

Yes, there are direct routes from Leeds to Preston with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Preston with with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to Preston with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Preston tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Leeds to Preston?

Looking to extend your trip from Leeds to Preston? Many Omio customers who go from Leeds to Preston usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Preston, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I book Leeds to Preston tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Leeds to Preston, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £16 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £21 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Leeds 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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