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There are 7 ways to get from Chelsea to Preston by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$123 - $193

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Bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Preston, Lancashire National Express / ...

$20 - $55

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Night train  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Preston

$33 - $53

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Chelsea to Preston 221.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$106 - $311

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$78 - $200

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Preston

$102 - $247

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The cheapest way to get from Chelsea to Preston is to bus which costs £15 - £45 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelsea to Preston is to train which costs £90 - £150 and takes 2h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Preston, Lancashire. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Chelsea and Preston is 191 miles. The road distance is 221.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelsea to Preston without a car is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs £90 - £150.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Chelsea to Preston, including transfers.

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Chelsea to Preston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Chelsea to Preston is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs £90 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £45 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Chelsea to Preston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Preston, Lancashire station.

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Map of how to get from Chelsea to Preston.
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  • Distance: 190.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

What companies run services between Chelsea, England and Preston, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Chelsea to Preston hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 2h 8m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Chelsea to Preston twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5h 55m. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Northern Rail
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelsea to Preston is 222 miles. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Chelsea to Preston.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1041+ hotels available in Preston. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chelsea to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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