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Glasgow to Preston by bus

The journey from Glasgow to Preston by bus is 157.6 mi and takes 4 hrs 4 mins. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:00 and the last at 23:50. It is possible to travel from Glasgow to Preston by bus for as little as £9.86 or as much as £30.20. The best price for this journey is £9.86.

Lowest Price£9.86
Journey Duration4 hrs 4 mins
Connection per Day10
Lowest Price£9.86
Highest Price£30.20
First Departure08:00
Last Departure23:50
Distance157.6 mi
DepartureGlasgow
ArrivalPreston
CarriersNational Express, FlixBus

Glasgow to Preston Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Glasgow to Preston cost?

The prices for bus tickets from Glasgow to Preston vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Glasgow to Preston will cost £9.86. The average bus ticket price is approximately £18.31. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a bus ticket from Glasgow to Preston will cost you £18.31. 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.

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

Traveling from Glasgow to Preston by bus will usually take 4 hrs 4 mins. This journey covers a distance of 157.6 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 4 hrs 4 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Glasgow to Preston covers a distance of 157.6 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 hrs 4 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 Glasgow to Preston faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

The first journey of the day departs from Glasgow at 08:00. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 23:50. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Glasgow and Preston. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Glasgow at 08:00, and the last departure will leave at 23:50. 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 Glasgow 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 daily journeys are there from Glasgow to Preston?

If you want to get from Glasgow to Preston, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of 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 10 direct journeys between Glasgow and Preston. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Preston
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Preston.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Glasgow to Preston

The cheapest Glasgow - Preston bus tickets can be found for as low as £4.02 if you’re lucky, or £15.30 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £38.00.

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.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

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

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Train
17.75kg
Bus
19.02kg
Flight
50.73kg
Car
40.58kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Glasgow to Preston?
A bus ticket from Glasgow to Preston is £18.31. 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 £9.86.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Glasgow to Preston?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Glasgow to Preston is £9.86. 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 Glasgow and Preston by bus?
Glasgow to Preston is 157.6 mi.
How long does the bus between Glasgow and Preston take?
Glasgow to Preston is on average 4 hrs 4 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 15 mins.
Which companies operate from Glasgow to Preston?
The bus journey from Glasgow to Preston is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express, FlixBus and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from Glasgow to Preston?
Glasgow to Preston has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Glasgow to Preston leave?
The earliest bus from Glasgow to Preston departs at 08:00. 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 Glasgow to Preston depart?
The latest bus from Glasgow to Preston departs at 23:50. 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 Glasgow 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 £9.86 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.
How many direct connections depart from Glasgow to Preston?
There are on average 10 direct connection(s) from Glasgow to go to Preston.
What's the fastest journey time between Glasgow to Preston by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Glasgow and Preston is 3 hrs 15 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Glasgow to Preston?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Glasgow and Preston.
What are the CO2 emissions for Glasgow to Preston by bus?
The bus journey from Glasgow to Preston creates 19.02kg of CO2 emissions.

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