There are 5 ways to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston by bus, train, car or towncar

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Line 747 bus, train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Bradford City Centre, Interchange Stand 2 (Bradford Interchange) 747 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston

$22 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 62 bus, bus Preston Bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) 62
  2. Take the bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 280 / ...

$18 - $21

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Line 62 bus, bus via Burnley, Bus Station  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) 62
  2. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Burnley, Bus Station M4
  3. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152

$21 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston 55.8 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a town car from Leeds Bradford Airport to Preston 55.8 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) and Preston is 43 miles. The road distance is 55.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston. However, there are services departing from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) and arriving at Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand via Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) and Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The best way to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston without a car is to line 747 bus and train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £17 - £25.

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Map of how to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston.
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  • Distance: 43.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

What companies run services between Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), England and Preston, England?

You can take a bus from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston via Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) and Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) in around 4 h 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Yorkshire Tiger
Phone
0344 800 4411
Email
hello@yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Website
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Bradford City Centre, Interchange Stand 2 (Bradford Interchange)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Leeds Bradford Airport to Preston
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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