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There are 8 ways to get from Prague to Preston by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 55m

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

£87 - £188

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Bus  •  25h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station M11

£46 - £69

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Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) PRG - LBA
  2. Take the train from New Pudsey to Preston

£81 - £391

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  7h 44m

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

£62 - £261

Train  •  19h 20m

  1. Take the train from Praha-Holesovice to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

£332 - £786

Bus, train  •  44h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Florenc to Bradford 807822
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston

£55 - £77

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15h 3m

  1. Drive from Prague to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Preston

£281 - £347

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 30m

  1. Drive from Prague to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Preston

£211 - £347

Prague to Preston by train and subway

The journey time between Prague and Preston is around 36h 21m and covers a distance of around 1198 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 27h 35m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), Hungarian Railways (MÁV), Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and others, the Prague to Preston service departs from Praha-Holesovice and arrives in Preston. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
36h 21m
Fastest journey time:
27h 35m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£291
Carbon emissions:
101 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:35
Last service departs at:
17:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Preston train and subway schedules

Czech Republic → United Kingdom
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Preston is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Preston is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Preston is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Preston is to bus which costs 1 300 Kč - 2 100 Kč and takes 25h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Preston is to fly and train which costs 2 600 Kč - 6 000 Kč and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Preston station. However, there are services departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Preston City Centre, Bus Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Preston. However, there are services departing from Praha-Holesovice and arriving at Preston via Berlin Hbf, Amsterdam Centraal, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 20m.

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The distance between Prague and Preston is 775 miles.

The best way to get from Prague to Preston without a car is to train which takes 19h 20m and costs 10 000 Kč - 24 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Prague to Preston, including transfers.

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Prague to Preston bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Preston train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha-Holesovice station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Preston is to train which takes 19h 20m and costs 10 000 Kč - 24 000 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 300 Kč - 2 100 Kč and takes 25h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Preston.
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  • Distance: 774.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Preston, England?

You can take a train from Prague to Preston via Berlin Hbf, Amsterdam Centraal, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 19h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Preston via London, Victoria Green Line Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 25h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £330
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £330
Flights from Prague to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £460
Flights from Prague to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Prague to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £340
Flights from Prague to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £95
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £95
Flights from Prague to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£21 - £110
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from Prague to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from Prague to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £330
Flights from Prague to Birmingham via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £360
Flights from Prague to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£80 - £350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Prague to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £27
Train from New Pudsey to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£21 - £27
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
TransPennine Express Service
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
Train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £270
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£75 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£200 - £270
Czech Railways (ČD)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£55 - £75
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
RegioJet
Megabus UK
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Prague Florenc to Bradford
Ave. Duration
42h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Prague to Preston bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Preston City Centre, Bus Station.

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Preston is 1h behind Prague. It is currently 9:33 AM in Prague and 8:33 AM in Preston.

Prague to Preston train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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Jet2.com, easyJet, KLM and seven other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Manchester Airport.

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