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There are 3 ways to get from Preston to Bedale by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Preston to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Northallerton

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Bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Frank Street to Hawes, Market Place 830
  2. Take the bus from Hawes, Market Place to Bedale, Market Place 856

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Preston to Bedale 71.9 miles

Preston to Bedale by train and bus

The journey time between Preston and Bedale is around 4h 28m and covers a distance of around 125 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 40m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 13m. Operated by Northern Rail, TransPennine Express Service, LNER and others, the Preston to Bedale service departs from Preston and arrives in Bedale, Eccles Heddon Solicitors. Typically 60 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 48m
Layover time:
1h 40m
Total time:
4h 28m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 13m
Journey distance:
125 miles
Services per week:
60
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:45
Last service departs at:
20:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Preston to Bedale train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Bedale is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Bedale is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Preston to Bedale. However, there are services departing from Preston City Centre, Frank Street and arriving at Bedale, Market Place via Hawes, Market Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Preston and Bedale is 58 miles. The road distance is 71.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Bedale without a car is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs £30 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Preston to Bedale, including transfers.

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Preston to Bedale bus services, operated by Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches, depart from Preston City Centre, Frank Street station.

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The best way to get from Preston to Bedale is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs £30 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 26m.

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Preston to Bedale bus services, operated by Dales and District, arrive at Bedale, Market Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Bedale is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Preston to Bedale.

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  • Distance: 58.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Preston, England and Bedale, England?

You can take a train from Preston to Bedale via Leeds, Northallerton, and Northallerton, County Hall in around 4h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Preston to Bedale via Hawes, Market Place in around 4h 26m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£15 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Northallerton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£7 - £90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £90
Bus operators
Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches
Phone
01524 733 831
Email
office@kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Website
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Frank Street to Hawes, Market Place
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Hawes, Market Place to Bedale, Market Place
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Dales and District

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