There are 4 ways to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston by train, bus or car

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Train TransPennine Express  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston

$37 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Terminal Stand 3 (Terminal Building) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 737
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire

$23 - $30

2 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Preston

$35 - $83

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston 102.6 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) and Preston is 72 miles. The road distance is 102.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston. However, there are services departing from Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Terminal Stand 3 (Terminal Building) and arriving at Preston, Lancashire via Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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The nearest airport to Preston is Liverpool (LPL) Airport which is 30.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include Manchester (MAN) (32.9 miles), Leeds Bradford (LBA) (43.5 miles), Isle Of Man (IOM) (82.1 miles) and East Midlands (EMA) (86.6 miles).

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Map of how to get from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston.
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  • Distance: 72.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA), England and Preston, England?

You can take a train from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston via Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange (Frenchgate Shopping Centre), Doncaster, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Doncaster/Sheffied Airport (DSA) to Preston via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange, Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 5 h.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Northern Rail
Bus operators
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Terminal Stand 3 (Terminal Building) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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