There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Preston by plane or train

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

Fly to Manchester, train  •  25 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Manchester (MAN) MEL - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$502 - $1,108

7 alternative options

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  26 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Birmingham (BHX) MEL - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Preston

$552 - $1,188

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  27 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) MEL - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Preston

$725 - $1,870

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  27 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Liverpool (LPL) MEL - LPL
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston

$890 - $2,070

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  27 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Newcastle (NCL) MEL - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Preston

$580 - $1,421

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  26 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to London Heathrow (LHR) MEL - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$534 - $1,333

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  27 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to London Gatwick (LGW) MEL - LGW
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$663 - $1,564

Fly to Durham, train  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Durham (MME) MEL - MME
  2. Take the train from Darlington to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Preston

$750 - $1,548

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Preston, England?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Preston. However, you can fly to Manchester, take the walk to Manchester Airport, then take the train to Preston. Alternatively, you can fly to Birmingham, take the walk to Birmingham International, then take the train to Preston.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
25 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $5,500
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Singapore, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $5,500
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Tokyo Narita, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $5,500
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Dubai, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
26 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
26 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
27 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,500
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Singapore, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
24 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Dubai, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Tokyo Narita, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Guangzhou, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
32 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Colombo, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Hong Kong, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Doha, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to London Gatwick via Dubai
Ave. Duration
26 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
25 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
25 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Abu Dhabi, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
31 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
26 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
24 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $2,500
Flights from Melbourne to Durham via Hong Kong, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Singapore, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
25 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
25 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Singapore, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
26 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Abu Dhabi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Nice
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Suvarnabhumi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Hong Kong, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Doha, Geneva
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Geneva
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Singapore, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
26 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Doha, Prague
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Prague
Ave. Duration
27 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Doha, Dublin
Ave. Duration
27 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Dublin
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Doha, Sofia
Ave. Duration
29 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Abu Dhabi, Dublin
Ave. Duration
30 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Abu Dhabi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
30 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Singapore, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
30 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Doha
Ave. Duration
25 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,500
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Singapore, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Abu Dhabi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Doha
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to London Gatwick via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,800
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,500
Flights from Melbourne to London Gatwick via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
28 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Singapore, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Abu Dhabi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Singapore, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Suvarnabhumi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,200
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Suvarnabhumi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Xiamen, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Dubai, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
26 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Singapore, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Abu Dhabi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
26 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Hong Kong, Zurich
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Singapore, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
25 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Carlisle to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Train from Carlisle to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Preston is 16968 km.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Preston is to fly and train which costs $650 - $1,500 and takes 25 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Preston is to fly and train which takes 25 h 10 min and costs $650 - $1,500.

It takes approximately 25 h 10 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Preston, including transfers.