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There are 9 ways to get from Hatfield to Preston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$131 - $207

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Preston, Lancashire National Express

$22 - $31

7 alternative options

Line 301 bus, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Hatfield, Memorial Hall to Stevenage station 300 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Preston

$55 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Hatfield to Preston 207.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$117 - $333

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$109 - $379

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Preston

$113 - $268

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$93 - $226

Train to Cambridge, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
  2. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$78 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Hatfield to Preston is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hatfield to Preston is to train which costs £100 - £160 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hatfield to Preston. However, there are services departing from Hatfield, The Galleria and arriving at Preston, Lancashire via Luton and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Hatfield and Preston is 174 miles. The road distance is 207.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hatfield to Preston without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £100 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Hatfield to Preston, including transfers.

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Hatfield to Preston bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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The best way to get from Hatfield to Preston is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs £100 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £24 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Hatfield to Preston.
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  • Distance: 173.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England and Preston, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Hatfield to Preston hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Hatfield to Preston twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
LNER
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hatfield (Herts) to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hatfield, Memorial Hall to Stevenage station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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arrivabus.co.uk
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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hatfield to Preston is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Hatfield to Preston.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1079+ hotels available in Preston. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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