You can get from Manchester to Preston by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Preston on 28 May 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 - £6|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £6 • 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £6 • 32 min|
|Popular travel companies||Northern Rail 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 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Northern Rail or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Manchester to Preston.
There are 2 travel options from Manchester to Preston: coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Preston, which costs on average £6.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Preston:
A coach is £1 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Manchester to Preston costing on average £6.
The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Preston is by train, which takes on average 32 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 from Manchester 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 Manchester to Preston:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Preston, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Preston with the following travel companies:
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 purchase tickets for this journey.
When planning your trip to Preston from Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Manchester and Preston online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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