There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston

$10 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Manchester to Preston 35 miles

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire National Express

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston 35.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston 35.7 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston is to rideshare which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston is to train which costs £8 - £14 and takes 35 min.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Preston is 28 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston takes 35 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St station and arriving at Preston, Lancashire. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Preston. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston.
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  • Distance: 27.8 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Preston, England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 35 min. Northern Rail also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Other operators
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Rideshare from Manchester to Preston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Preston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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