How to get from Preston to Bristol

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Travel Information between Preston and Bristol

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £66 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 159 miles (257 km) between Preston and Bristol. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Preston to Bristol.

Travel Tips: Travel from Preston to Bristol

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There are 4 ways to travel from Preston to Bristol including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Preston to Bristol is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Bristol:

A ferry is £40 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Preston to Bristol costing on average £40.

A ferry is generally £8 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £8 from Preston to Bristol.

A ferry is about £66 less than a train, which costs on average £66 for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Preston to Bristol is by train, which takes on average 3 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Bristol by coach can take on average 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Preston and Bristol is around 159 miles (257 km).

The average frequency per day from Preston to Bristol is:

  • Around 14 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Preston and Bristol as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry 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 Bristol:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Preston to Bristol depart from Preston to Bristol, City Centre.
  • Most travellers board their train from Preston and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

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

  • You can travel by coach between Preston and Bristol with National Express, and you can find National Express Preston to Bristol tickets for £40 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Preston to Bristol with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £66 with Avanti West Coast from Preston to Bristol.
Omio customers who travel from Preston to Bristol often also extend their holiday to go to London, Cardiff or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bristol and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Preston to Bristol, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £40 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £8 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £1 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £66 one way.

But we recommend booking Preston to Bristol 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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