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from Preston to Bournemouth

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Travel Information between Preston and Bournemouth

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£57 - £108
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £57 • 9 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £108 • 5 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 213 miles (343 km) between Preston and Bournemouth. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Preston to Bournemouth.

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FAQs

How do I go from Preston to Bournemouth?

You can travel to Bournemouth from Preston 2 different ways: coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Preston to Bournemouth is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £57 compared to other travel options to Bournemouth:

A coach is about £51 less than a train, which costs on average £108 for this route.

What is the fastest way from Preston to Bournemouth?

The fastest way to get to Bournemouth from Preston is by train with an average travel time of 5 h.

There are alternative travel options to Bournemouth that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h.

How far is it from Preston to Bournemouth?

The distance from Preston to Bournemouth is approximately 213 miles (343 km).

How many services a day are there between Preston and Bournemouth?

The average frequency per day from Preston to Bournemouth is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bournemouth from Preston 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 Preston to Bournemouth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Preston to Bournemouth:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Preston, Bus Station and tend to arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Preston and tend to arrive in Bournemouth.

Which travel companies can get me from Preston to Bournemouth?

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

  • You can go to Bournemouth from Preston by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £57 with National Express from Preston to Bournemouth on Omio.
  • You can travel to Bournemouth from Preston by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £108 with Cross Country from Preston to Bournemouth.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Bournemouth from Preston ends?

Many of our customers travelling from Preston to Bournemouth don't make Bournemouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Southampton or Oxford, either of which you could add to your Preston and Bournemouth trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bournemouth to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets from Preston to Bournemouth online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Preston to Bournemouth, 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 for this journey is on average £57 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £108 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Preston to Bournemouth 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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