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There are 5 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Deepdale by bus, train, night bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 143 bus, train  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the line 143 bus from Rusholme, Great Western Street to Manchester City Centre, Hulme Street 42 / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston

Cheapest option

Line 111 bus, night bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Moss Side, Horton Road to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown 111
  2. Take the night bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire National Express

3 alternative options

Line 36 bus, line 125 bus  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Bolton Interchange 36 / ...
  2. Take the line 125 bus from Bolton Interchange to Preston City Centre, Bus Station 125

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Deepdale 36.8 miles

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Deepdale 36.8 miles

Greater Manchester to Deepdale by bus and train

The journey time between Greater Manchester and Deepdale is around 1h 1m and covers a distance of around 32 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest journey normally takes 43 min. Operated by Stagecoach Manchester, Northern Rail, TransPennine Express Service and others, the Greater Manchester to Deepdale service departs from Rusholme, Great Western Street and arrives in Preston. Typically 388 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
54 min
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
1h 1m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
43 min
Journey distance:
32 miles
Services per week:
388
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:09
Last service departs at:
23:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Greater Manchester to Deepdale bus and train schedules

Departing Saturday, October 23, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Deepdale is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Deepdale is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Deepdale. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Road and arriving at Deepdale, Moor Park HS via Piccadilly Gardens, Bolton Interchange and Preston City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Deepdale is 29 miles. The road distance is 36.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Deepdale without a car is to line 143 bus and train which takes 1h 12m and costs £9 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to get from Greater Manchester to Deepdale, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Deepdale bus services, operated by Diamond, depart from Piccadilly Gardens station.

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Greater Manchester to Deepdale bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Deepdale is 37 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Deepdale.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Deepdale.
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  • Distance: 29.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Deepdale, Lancashire, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Deepdale via Piccadilly Gardens, Bolton Interchange, and Preston City Centre, Bus Station in around 3h 52m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rusholme, Great Western Street to Manchester City Centre, Hulme Street
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Moss Side, Horton Road to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Diamond
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Preston City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
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
Night bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Deepdale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
STS Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 864 1212
Website
stscars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
MMA Transfers
Phone
+44 161 327 0405
Website
mmatransfers.com
Manchester Taxi Service
Phone
+44 161 270 8701
Website
manchestertaxiservice.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
All United Manchester Taxis
Phone
+44 161 224 2424
Website
all-united.co.uk
Metro Taxis
Phone
+44 161 480 8000
Website
metro-taxis.com
Lynx Taxis
Phone
+44 161 483 1099
Website
lynxtaxis.uk
ASAPPcars Ltd
Phone
+44 161 477 3666
Website
asappcars.com

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