There are 3 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Preston by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse) 111 / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Preston 36.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Preston 36.7 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Preston is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Preston is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 41 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Preston is 29 miles. The road distance is 36.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Greater Manchester to Preston, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Preston, England?

There is no direct connection from Greater Manchester to Preston. However, you can take the bus to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse), take the walk to Manchester Oxford Road, then take the train to Preston. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Preston.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Preston
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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