There are 5 ways to get from Preston to Bury by train, bus, taxi or car

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

Train, bus  •  58 min

  1. 471 / ...

$9 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 125 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. 125

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus, line 481 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. 59 / ...
  2. 481

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. 30.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  39 min

  1. 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

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

You can take a bus from Preston to Bury via Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Bury, Bolton St/East Lancs Railway (Printing Shop)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 69) to Black Horse St/Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 68) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Walmersley Rd/Burnley Rd (House 772)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Bury
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Preston and Bury is 32 km. The road distance is 49 km.

The cheapest way to get from Preston to Bury is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Preston to Bury is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs £80 - £100.

No, there is no direct bus from Preston to Bury. However, there are services departing from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) and arriving at Walmersley Rd/Burnley Rd (House 772) via Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 58 min to get from Preston to Bury, including transfers.