You can get from Manchester to Preston by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Preston on 29 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||27 miles (44 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£6 - £9|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £6 • 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £6 • 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Northern Rail|
Take a coach or train to travel 27 miles (44 km) to Preston from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Manchester to Preston.
There are 2 ways to travel from Manchester to Preston including taking a coach or train.
The cheapest way from Manchester to Preston is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £6 compared to other travel options to Preston:
A train journey is usually £3 less than a journey to Preston by coach, which costs on average £9 for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Preston from Manchester is by train, which takes on average 35 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 50 min of travel time.
Preston is approximately 27 miles (44 km) away from Manchester.
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Preston is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Preston from Manchester 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 when travelling from Manchester to Preston:
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Yes, there are direct services available between Manchester and Preston with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Preston as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Manchester and Preston.
Before travelling from Manchester to Preston, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Manchester 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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