There are 4 ways to get from Preston to Salford Quays by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Salford Crescent

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 125 bus, line 8 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 125 bus from Preston City Centre, Grimshaw Street to Bolton Interchange 125
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton Interchange to Pendleton, Rossall Way (Shopping Centre) 8

$10 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Salford Quays 33.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Salford Quays 33.8 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Salford Quays is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Salford Quays is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 37 min.

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The distance between Preston and Salford Quays is 26 miles. The road distance is 33.8 miles.

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The train from Preston to Salford Crescent takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Preston to Salford Quays. However, there are services departing from Preston City Centre, Grimshaw Street and arriving at The Lowry, Huron Basin via Bolton Interchange and Pendleton, Hankinson Way (Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Preston and arriving at Salford Crescent. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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What companies run services between Preston, England and Salford Quays, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to Salford Quays hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Preston to Salford Quays via Bolton Interchange, Pendleton, Rossall Way (Shopping Centre), and Pendleton, Hankinson Way (Car Park) in around 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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