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Traveling from Preston to Liverpool with Virail

Planning to travel from Preston to Liverpool? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

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

The cheapest bus tickets from Preston to Liverpool cost £ 10.04. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 13.74 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Preston to Liverpool.

Journey Details

Best price £ 10.04
Journey duration 3 h 26 min
Connections per day 25
First departure 15:55
Last departure 21:20
Distance 26.7 mi
National Express-logo
National Express
Duration: 3 h 45 min
Preston [Lancs] - Liverpool, Liverpool One Bus Stn, Canning Place
15:55 - 19:40
£ 15.61

How long will it take me to travel from Preston to Liverpool by bus?

The journey from Preston to Liverpool covers a distance of 27.3 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 h 26 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 h 5 min. 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 Preston to Liverpool faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Preston to Liverpool leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Preston at 15:55, and the last departure will leave at 21:20. 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 Preston to Liverpool 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 times a day do departures from Preston leave for Liverpool?

If you want to get from Preston to Liverpool, you can travel with providers such as National Express. You will find a maximum number of 38 departures per day. On average, there are 25 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 1 direct journeys between Preston and Liverpool. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 24 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.

Stations of departure

Preston City Centre Bus Station
Preston Coach Station
Preston [Lancs]

Destination stations

Liverpool One
Liverpool, Liverpool One Bus Stn, Canning Place

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