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from Leeds to Preston

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Travel Information from Leeds to Preston

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £9 • 1 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £9 • 1 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Take a coach or train to travel 47 miles (76 km) to Preston from Leeds. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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 Leeds to Preston travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel between Leeds and Preston including taking a coach or train.

How do I get from Leeds to Preston the cheapest way?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Leeds to Preston. Tickets for a train cost on average £9.

This is compared to other travel options to Preston:

A train is about £7 less than a coach, which costs on average £16 for this route.

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

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, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 5 min.

How many miles from Leeds to Preston would I travel?

The distance between Leeds and Preston is around 47 miles (76 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Preston is:

  • 25 trains per 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 when travelling from Leeds to Preston?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Leeds to Preston depart from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop to Preston, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Preston.
Which travel companies can take me 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:

  • National Express can get you to Preston by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Leeds to Preston for £16 on Omio.
  • Travel with Northern Rail to go to Preston by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail Leeds to Preston tickets on Omio for £9.
Where should I go next after I travel 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 purchase tickets between Leeds and Preston online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Leeds to Preston, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy 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 for this journey is £9 one way on average.

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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