There are 7 ways to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 500 bus, train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (Speke Hall Avenue) to Garston, Liverpool South Parkway (Woolton Road) 500
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston

$29 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach UK  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkdale, Bank Hall Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2

$12 - $18

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston

$16 - $25

Bus National Express  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Preston, Lancashire National Express

$18 - $23

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston 43.8 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston 43.8 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Liverpool Airport to Preston 43.8 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs £120 - £150.

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The distance between Liverpool Airport (LPL) and Preston is 48 km. The road distance is 70 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Airport and arriving at Preston, Lancashire via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Liverpool Airport (LPL), England and Preston, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston via Manchester Sackville Street and Manchester in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $12
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (Speke Hall Avenue) to Garston, Liverpool South Parkway (Woolton Road)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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 Manchester to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkdale, Bank Hall Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Preston
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Liverpool Airport to Preston
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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