How to get to Croydon from Preston

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from Preston to Croydon

How to get to Croydon from Preston by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Preston to Croydon is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Croydon from Preston

distanceDistance197 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£18 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £48 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Virgin Trains

Travel 197 miles by train, coach or flight to Croydon from Preston. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Virgin Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Preston to Croydon.

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You can travel by train or coach for as low as £224 (€253). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Preston to Croydon travel information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: £224
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Preston to Croydon

FAQs: Travel to Croydon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Preston to Croydon.

There are 3 travel options from Preston to Croydon: train, coach or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Croydon from Preston is by taking a coach, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting from Preston to Croydon:

A coach is £30 less than a flight with an average ticket price of £48 from Preston to Croydon.

Taking a coach costs £36 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £54.

The quickest way to travel to Croydon from Preston is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

Getting to Croydon by coach takes 6 h 10 min on average.

Train takes on average 3 h 9 min.

The Preston to Croydon distance is approximately 197 miles.

The average frequency per day from Preston to Croydon is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Croydon from Preston as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Preston, Bus Station and arrive in Croydon, Park Lane (Fairfield Halls).
  • Trains mostly leave from Preston and tend to arrive in East Croydon.

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

  • You can travel by train from Preston to Croydon with Virgin Trains, and you can find Virgin Trains Preston to Croydon tickets for £54 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Preston to Croydon with the following travel companies:

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Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Croydon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Croydon from Preston.

Looking to extend your trip from Preston to Croydon? Many Omio customers who go from Preston to Croydon usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Brighton, Luton, Birmingham or Bristol. If you're looking to explore Manchester, Brighton, Luton, Birmingham or Bristol from Croydon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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