How to get from Preston to Leeds

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from Preston to Leeds

You can get from Preston to Leeds by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Preston to Leeds on 27 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Leeds from Preston

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £11 • 1 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 1 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 47 miles (76 km) by coach or train to Leeds from Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Preston to Leeds.

Travel Tips: Travel from Preston to Leeds

Travel to Leeds 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 Leeds.

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

The cheapest way from Preston to Leeds is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Leeds:

A train is £5 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Preston to Leeds costing on average £17.

The fastest way from Preston to Leeds is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 41 min.

Other travel options between Preston and Leeds can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 30 min   on average.

Leeds is approximately 47 miles (76 km) away from Preston.

The average frequency per day from Preston to Leeds is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Leeds 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 for travellers from Preston to Leeds:

  • Coaches from Preston to Leeds most often leave from Preston, Bus Station (Stand 5) and arrive in Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop.
  • Trains most often depart from Preston at Preston and arrive in Leeds at Leeds Railway Station.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Preston to Leeds, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Leeds. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Preston to Leeds tickets on Omio for £17.
  • Northern Rail can take you to Leeds by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Northern Rail from Preston to Leeds for £11.
Omio customers who travel from Preston to Leeds often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leeds and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Preston to Leeds, 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 is £17 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £11 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Preston to Leeds 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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