How to get from Preston to York

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Travel Information to York from Preston

distanceDistance68 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 2 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 68 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Preston and York. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Preston to York.

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You can travel from Preston to York 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Preston to York. Tickets for a flight cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to York:

A flight is about £25 less than a coach, which costs on average £25 for this route.

A flight is about £1 less than a ferry, which costs on average £1 for this trip.

A flight journey is usually £16 less than a journey to York by train, which costs on average £16 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to York from Preston is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 14 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Preston and York is around 68 miles.

The average frequency per day from Preston to York is:

  • 53 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to York from Preston 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 York:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Preston to York depart from Preston to York, Train Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Preston and arrive in York.

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to York. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Preston to York tickets on Omio for £25.
  • Travel with Northern Rail for trains to York. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail Preston to York tickets on Omio for £16.

Yes, there are direct routes from Preston to York with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to York with with 16 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to York tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Preston to York often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Preston and York itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between York and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Preston to York, 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 for this route is £25 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this route is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £16 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Preston to York 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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