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Birmingham to Preston by bus

The journey from Birmingham to Preston by bus is 95.15 mi and takes 4 hrs 6 mins. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:15 and the last at 23:30. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Preston by bus for as little as £9.90 or as much as £31.55. The best price for this journey is £9.90.

Lowest Price£9.90
Journey Duration4 hrs 6 mins
Connection per Day10
Lowest Price£9.90
Highest Price£31.55
First Departure00:15
Last Departure23:30
Distance95.15 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalPreston
CarriersFlixBus, Megabus

Birmingham to Preston Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Birmingham to Preston?

The cheapest bus tickets from Birmingham to Preston cost £9.90. On average, you can expect to spend around £20.96 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Birmingham to Preston.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Preston. On average, though, you'll pay about £20.96 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Preston by bus?

The distance between Birmingham to Preston is approximately 95.15 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hrs 6 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey from Birmingham to Preston covers a distance of 95.15 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 hrs 6 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hrs 15 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Birmingham to Preston faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Preston are there every day?

The route from Birmingham to Preston is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Birmingham 10 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Birmingham to Preston, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 8 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 2 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Preston. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham to Preston
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Preston.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Preston, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Preston.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Preston by bus

When travelling to Preston by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board FlixBus, Megabus and National Express from Birmingham to Preston
Compare services on board when travelling from Birmingham to Preston by bus.
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Birmingham to Preston CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
10.72kg
Bus
11.48kg
Flight
30.62kg
Car
24.5kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Preston?
A bus ticket from Birmingham to Preston is £20.96. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £9.90.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham to Preston?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Preston is £9.90. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Preston by bus?
Birmingham to Preston is 95.15 mi.
How long does the bus between Birmingham and Preston take?
Birmingham to Preston is on average 4 hrs 6 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 15 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Preston?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Preston is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Megabus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Birmingham to Preston?
Birmingham to Preston has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Birmingham to Preston leave?
The earliest bus from Birmingham to Preston departs at 00:15. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Birmingham to Preston depart?
The latest bus from Birmingham to Preston departs at 23:30. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Preston in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £9.90 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Birmingham to Preston?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Birmingham to go to Preston. You can go from Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham New Street and Five Ways and you can arrive at Preston (lancs) and Preston Carlisle Street.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham to Preston?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Birmingham to go to Preston.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Preston by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Birmingham and Preston is 3 hrs 15 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Birmingham to Preston?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Birmingham and Preston.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Preston by bus?
The bus journey from Birmingham to Preston creates 11.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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