You can get from Preston to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||94 miles (152 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£9 - £39|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £9 • 3 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £39 • 1 h 34 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Avanti West Coast|
Take a coach or train to travel 94 miles (152 km) to Birmingham from Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Preston to Birmingham.
There are 2 travel options from Preston to Birmingham: coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Preston to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £9.
This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:
A coach journey is usually £29 less than a journey to Birmingham by train, which costs on average £39 for the same trip.
The fastest way from Preston to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 34 min.
Other travel options from Preston to Birmingham can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 10 min.
You should expect to travel around 94 miles (152 km) from Preston to Birmingham.
The average frequency per day from Preston to Birmingham is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Birmingham from 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 when travelling from Preston to Birmingham:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Preston to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Preston to Birmingham with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.
When planning your trip between Preston and Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Birmingham from Preston online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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