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Bus Manchester to Preston: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

The prices for bus tickets from Manchester 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 Manchester to Preston will cost £ 7.57. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 34.36. 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.

Manchester to Preston by bus

Best price £ 7.61
Journey duration 1 h 16 min
Connections per day 10
First departure 00:45
Last departure 15:45
Distance 28.0 mi
Departure Manchester
Arrival Preston
Carriers National Express, Megabus, Bus, Northern rail

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Route Summary by Bus

Connections
6
Carriers
4
Minimum price
£ 7.57
Maximum price
£ 12,117.13

Manchester - Preston

Monthly
Cheapest

Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

£ 19.90

Date
Friday, July 29th 2022
Northern Rail-logo
Bamber Bridge - Preston
09:09 - 09:21
Northern Rail
12min
CO2: 0.13kg
Cheapest
By Bus

£ 29.47

Date
Thursday, July 28th 2022
megabus-logo
Manchester Shudehill Interchange (Stand G) - Preston Coach Station
13:00 - 14:10
megabus
1h 10min
CO2: 1.58kg

How long is the journey from Manchester to Preston by bus?

The journey between Manchester and Preston by bus usually takes 1 h 20 min to cover a distance of 28.0 mi. The shortest journey from Manchester to Preston will take you 10 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Manchester to Preston?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Manchester to Preston leaving at 00:45. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 15:45.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

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

On average, there are 8 daily departures from Manchester 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 16 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express, Megabus, Bus and Northern rail, 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 8 departures from Manchester which travel directly to Preston. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.

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