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

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Bus  •  1 h 18 min

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

$9

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Formby to Southport
  2. Take the train from Southport to Wigan Wallgate

$15 - $36

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Formby to Preston 25.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Formby to Preston 25.2 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Freshfield, Formby Gardens and arriving at Preston City Centre, Railway Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Formby to Preston. However, there are services departing from Formby and arriving at Preston via Southport and Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Formby and Preston is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Formby to Preston without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 18 min and costs .

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The bus from Freshfield, Formby Gardens to Preston City Centre, Railway Station takes 1 h 18 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Formby to Preston bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Freshfield, Formby Gardens station.

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Formby to Preston train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, depart from Formby station.

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The best way to get from Formby to Preston is to bus which takes 1 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Formby to Preston bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Railway Station.

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Formby to Preston train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Wigan Wallgate station.

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Map of how to get from Formby to Preston.
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  • Distance: 20.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

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

Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Formby to Preston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Formby to Preston via Southport, Wigan Wallgate, and Wigan North Western in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Freshfield, Formby Gardens to Preston City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Formby to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Yes, the driving distance between Formby to Preston is 25 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Formby to Preston.

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