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Best price £ 12.93
Journey duration 6 h 35 min
Connections per day 10
First departure 07:30
Last departure 20:00
Distance 159.7 mi

Quick and easy travel from Bristol to Preston with Virail

What's the best way to get from Bristol to Preston? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Bristol to Preston, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much does it cost to get from Bristol to Preston by bus?

On average, a bus ticket from Bristol to Preston will cost you £ 42.25. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 12.93. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Buses from Bristol to Preston

How long does the journey from Bristol to Preston take by bus?

The journey between Bristol and Preston by bus usually takes 6 h 35 min to cover a distance of 160.3 mi. The shortest journey from Bristol to Preston will take you 4 h 45 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.

What time are the first and last departures from Bristol to Preston?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Bristol to Preston, which usually leaves at 07:30. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 20:00. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many times a day do journeys run from Bristol to Preston?

If you want to get from Bristol to Preston, you can travel with providers such as National Express and Eurolines CH. You will find a maximum number of 10 departures per day. On average, there are 10 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 8 direct journeys between Bristol and Preston. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 2 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.