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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.

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Fly to Manchester, train  •  25 h 12 min

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

$503 - $1,108

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Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  28 h 21 min

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

$617 - $2,088

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  26 h 49 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 Glasgow, train  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Glasgow (GLA) MEL - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston

$617 - $1,158

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  27 h 53 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

$581 - $1,411

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  26 h 48 min

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

$533 - $1,323

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  26 h 39 min

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

$654 - $1,549

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  28 h 21 min

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

$885 - $2,068

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Preston is to fly and train which costs $700 - $1,600 and takes 25 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Preston is to fly and train which costs $700 - $1,600 and takes 25 h 12 min.

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

It takes approximately 25 h 12 min to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Preston, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 23 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Preston is 11 h behind Melbourne Airport (MEL). It is currently 11:51 PM in Melbourne Airport (MEL) and 12:51 PM in Preston.

Qatar Airways, Cathay Pacific, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Manchester Airport.

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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 Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Preston.
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  • Distance: 10604.8 miles
  • Duration: 25 h 12 min

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 Leeds Bradford, take the walk to Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point, take the line 747 bus to Bradford City Centre, Interchange Stand 2, take the walk to Bradford Interchange, then take the train to Preston.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Singapore Changi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Dubai, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Bandar Seri Begawan, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Glasgow via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to London Gatwick via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Glasgow via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Glasgow via Dubai, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to London Gatwick via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
28 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $5,500
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Singapore Changi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $5,500
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Dubai, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Tokyo Narita, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
27 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $5,500
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Colombo, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $5,500
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Melbourne to Glasgow via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
28 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Geneva
Ave. Duration
27 h 37 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,700
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Singapore Changi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Singapore Changi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Doha, Geneva
Ave. Duration
28 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Abu Dhabi, Geneva
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Abu Dhabi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Singapore Changi, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
29 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Hong Kong, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
30 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Suvarnabhumi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
30 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Singapore Changi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Bandar Seri Begawan, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,500
Flights from Melbourne to Glasgow via Singapore Changi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to London Gatwick via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
26 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Abu Dhabi, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
31 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,100
Flights from Melbourne to Glasgow via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Glasgow via Abu Dhabi, Manchester
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,100
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Singapore Changi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Bandar Seri Begawan, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,500
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Doha, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to London Gatwick via Doha
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Dubai, Dublin
Ave. Duration
26 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Dublin
Ave. Duration
26 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Hong Kong, Dublin
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Doha, Prague
Ave. Duration
27 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Prague
Ave. Duration
27 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Singapore Changi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
29 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Abu Dhabi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
30 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Melbourne to Manchester via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
26 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,800
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,500
Flights from Melbourne to London Gatwick via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Suvarnabhumi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Glasgow via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,800
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Xiamen, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
32 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Leeds Bradford via Dubai, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,100
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
28 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Dubai, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
27 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Doha, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
27 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Melbourne to Birmingham via Hong Kong, Zurich
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,300
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 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 Baiyun
Ave. Duration
26 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,500
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Colombo
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,100
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Melbourne to London Heathrow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $4,700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Melbourne to Liverpool via Singapore Changi, Rome
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Carlisle to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Carlisle to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35

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