There are 4 ways to get from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Hillside, Sandon Road (Norfolk Road) X2

$8

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport
  3. Take the train from Southport to Hillside

$14 - $34

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club 19.7 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club 19.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club is to taxi which costs £55 - £65 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston City Centre, Railway Station station and arriving at Hillside, Sandon Road (Norfolk Road). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Hillside via Wigan Wallgate and Southport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Preston and Royal Birkdale Golf Club is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £6.

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The bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Hillside, Sandon Road (Norfolk Road) takes 1 h including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Railway Station.

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Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Preston station.

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The best way to get from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club is to bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £27 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Hillside, Sandon Road (Norfolk Road) station.

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Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Hillside station.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club.
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  • Distance: 16.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Preston, England and Royal Birkdale Golf Club, England?

Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club via Wigan North Western, Wigan Wallgate, Southport, and Hillside in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Hillside, Sandon Road (Norfolk Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Royal Birkdale Golf Club
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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