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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 to Bradford City Centre, Interchange Stand 2 747 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston

$17 - $26

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Line 747 bus, bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point to Bradford City Centre, Interchange Stand 2 747 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Preston, Lancashire National Express

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 62 bus, bus  •  4 h 57 min

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

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

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston is to line 747 bus and bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 3 h 57 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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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston. However, there are services departing from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point and arriving at Preston, Lancashire via Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 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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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 £13 - £20.

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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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Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston bus services, operated by Yorkshire Tiger, depart from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point station.

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Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Preston, Lancashire station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to Preston.

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There are 1035+ hotels available in Preston. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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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 Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street in around 3 h 57 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Yorkshire Tiger
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 Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point to Keighley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendly
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Company
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 30 minutes
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
$150 - $210

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