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

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Line 555 bus, train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) 555
  2. Take the train from Windermere to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston

$22 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Grasmere to Preston, Lancashire National Express / ...

$9 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 555
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Std 5) to Preston City Centre, Gt Georges Street 40 / ...

$22

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Grasmere to Preston 58.8 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grasmere and arriving at Preston, Lancashire. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Grasmere and Preston is 50 miles. The road distance is 58.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Grasmere to Preston without a car is to line 555 bus and train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Grasmere to Preston, including transfers.

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Grasmere to Preston bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Grasmere station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Grasmere to Preston is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Grasmere to Preston.

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Map of how to get from Grasmere to Preston.
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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Grasmere to Preston twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Stagecoach in Lancashire also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Windermere to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
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 Grasmere to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio (Village Centre) to Fulwood, Moor Park Gates
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Std 5) to Preston City Centre, Gt Georges Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Preston City Centre, Gt Georges Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk

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