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Bus Birmingham to Preston: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Do you know the best way to get from Birmingham to Preston? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Birmingham to Preston?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Preston, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 28.72. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 9.06, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Birmingham to Preston by bus

Best price £ 9.06
Journey duration 3 h 25 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 23:00
Last departure 23:00
Distance 95 mi
Departure Birmingham
Arrival Preston
Carriers National Express, Eurolines CH, Megabus, Bus

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
£ 9.06
Maximum price
£ 7,784.94

Birmingham - Preston


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By Train

£ 62.10

Tuesday, June 14th 2022
West Midlands Railway-logo
Birmingham New Street - Sutton Coldfield
14:35 - 14:55
West Midlands Railway
CO2: 0.44kg
By Bus

£ 16.08

Tuesday, July 5th 2022
Birmingham Brunel Street - Preston Coach Station
10:45 - 14:10
3h 25min
CO2: 5.38kg

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Preston by bus?

The journey between Birmingham and Preston by bus usually takes 3 h 25 min to cover a distance of 95 mi. The shortest journey from Birmingham to Preston will take you 1 h 15 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Preston quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Birmingham to Preston leave?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Birmingham at 23:00, and the last departure will leave at 23:00. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to Preston can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Preston take place each day?

On average, there are 3 daily departures from Birmingham to Preston. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 6 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express, Eurolines CH, Megabus and Bus, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 3 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Preston. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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