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Bus Preston to Chester: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

The prices for bus tickets from Preston to Chester 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 Preston to Chester will cost £ 33.61. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 33.61. 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.

Preston to Chester by bus

Best price £ 33.61
Journey duration 1 h 31 min
Connections per day 9
First departure 06:38
Last departure 11:05
Distance 40.4 mi
Departure Preston
Arrival Chester
Carriers National Express, Eurolines CH, Bus

Route Summary by Bus

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Preston - Chester


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£ 30.80

Tuesday, June 7th 2022
Avanti West Coast-logo
Preston - Warrington Bank Quay
16:59 - 17:21
Avanti West Coast
CO2: 0.19kg

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

The journey between Preston and Chester runs for about 41 mi and usually takes approximately 1 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 57 min. If you are trying to get from Preston to Chester 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.

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

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Preston to Chester leaving at 06:38. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 11:05.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 times a day do journeys run from Preston to Chester?

On average, there are 9 daily departures from Preston to Chester. 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 9 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include 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 9 departures from Preston which travel directly to Chester. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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