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from Leicester to Preston

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Travel Information from Leicester to Preston

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £33
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £33 • 3 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 101 miles (163 km) by coach or train to Preston from Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Leicester to Preston.

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Travel from Leicester 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 Leicester to Preston.
How do I go from Leicester to Preston?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Leicester to Preston. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leicester to Preston?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Leicester to Preston, which costs on average £22.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Preston:

A coach is generally £11 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £33 from Leicester to Preston.

What is the quickest way from Leicester to Preston?

The quickest way to travel between Leicester and Preston is by train, which takes on average 3 h 1 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 20 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Leicester to Preston?

The distance from Leicester to Preston is approximately 101 miles (163 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Leicester to Preston?

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Preston is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Leicester to Preston?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and arrive in Preston, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Leicester and arrive in Preston.
Which travel companies can take me from Leicester to Preston?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leicester to Preston:

  • You can travel by coach from Leicester to Preston with National Express, and you can find National Express Leicester to Preston tickets for £22 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Leicester to Preston with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Leicester to Preston tickets for £33 on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Leicester to Preston?
Omio customers who travel from Leicester to Preston often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Preston and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Leicester to Preston online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Leicester 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 is £22 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £33 one way.

But we recommend booking Leicester 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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