There are 4 ways to get from Formby to Preston by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Formby to Southport
  2. Take the bus from Southport, Nevill Street to Preston City Centre, Railway Station X2

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Freshfield, Formby Gardens to Preston City Centre, Railway Station X2

$5 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Formby to Preston 25.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Formby to Preston 25.2 miles

$5 - $8

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Formby to Preston every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, Nevill Street to Preston City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Freshfield, Formby Gardens to Preston City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Formby to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Formby to Preston?

The distance between Formby and Preston is 33 km. The road distance is 40 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Formby to Preston?

The cheapest way to get from Formby to Preston is to bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1 h 18 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Formby to Preston?

The quickest way to get from Formby to Preston is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs £70 - £85.

Is there a direct bus between Formby and Preston?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Freshfield, Formby Gardens and arriving at Preston City Centre, Railway Station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

How long does it take to get from Formby to Preston?

It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Formby to Preston, including transfers.