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Bus Nottingham to Preston: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Do you know the best way to get from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Preston?

On average, a bus ticket from Nottingham to Preston will cost you £ 28.61. 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 £ 26.94. 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.

Nottingham to Preston by bus

Best price £ 26.94
Journey duration 9 h 31 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 18:20
Last departure 16:20
Distance 85.7 mi

Route Summary by bus

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National Express
Duration: 10 h 5 min
Nottingham Coach Stop S9 - Preston Coach Station
16:20 - 02:25
£ 27.43

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

The journey between Nottingham and Preston runs for about 85.7 mi and usually takes approximately 9 h 31 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 7 h 50 min. If you are trying to get from Nottingham to Preston as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Nottingham to Preston leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Nottingham at 18:20, and the last departure will leave at 16:20. 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 Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Preston take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Nottingham to Preston can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 1 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and Eurolines CH. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 1 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Nottingham to Preston. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Nottingham to Preston varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 1 journeys with one change or more.