There are 4 ways to get from Preston to City of Lancaster by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Lancaster

$7 - $25

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Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Gt George Street to Lancaster City Centre, Infirmary (Royal Lancaster Infirmary) 40 / ...

$4 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to City of Lancaster 21.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Preston to City of Lancaster 21.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to City of Lancaster is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to City of Lancaster is to train which costs £5 - £20 and takes 13 min.

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The distance between Preston and City of Lancaster is 20 miles. The road distance is 21.7 miles.

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The train from Preston to Lancaster takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston City Centre, Gt George Street and arriving at Lancaster City Centre, Infirmary (Royal Lancaster Infirmary). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Preston and arriving at Lancaster. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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Preston to City of Lancaster train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Map of how to get from Preston to City of Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 20.1 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Preston, England and City of Lancaster, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Preston to City of Lancaster hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 13 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Preston to City of Lancaster every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Gt George Street to Lancaster City Centre, Infirmary (Royal Lancaster Infirmary)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Gt George Street to Lancaster City Centre, Infirmary (Royal Lancaster Infirmary)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to City of Lancaster
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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