There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool to Preston (Station) by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston

$12 - $18

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Rideshare  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Liverpool to Preston 37.1 miles

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Vauxhall, Leeds Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance) to Preston City Centre, Railway Station X2

$13

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool to Preston (Station) 36.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Preston (Station) 36.9 miles

$7 - $12

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vauxhall, Leeds Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance) and arriving at Preston City Centre, Railway Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Preston. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Preston (Station) is 27 miles. The road distance is 36.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Preston (Station) without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs .

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The train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Liverpool to Preston (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Vauxhall, Leeds Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance) station.

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Liverpool to Preston (Station) train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Preston (Station) is to train which takes 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Liverpool to Preston (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Railway Station.

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Liverpool to Preston (Station) train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Preston station.

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  • Distance: 26.5 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Preston (Station), Lancashire, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Liverpool to Preston (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Liverpool to Preston (Station) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Vauxhall, Leeds Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance) to Preston City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Liverpool to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Liverpool to Preston (Station)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Preston (Station) is 37 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Liverpool to Preston (Station).

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Liverpool and Preston (Station). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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