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There are 8 ways to get from Preston to Thorpe Park by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Preston to London Euston

$133 - $205

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Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express

$27 - $37

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Train CrossCountry  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading

$101 - $154

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Thorpe Park 223.7 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

$83 - $281

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Woking

$72 - $192

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR

$77 - $213

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)

$102 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Thorpe Park is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Preston to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Preston, Lancashire and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between Preston and Thorpe Park is 188 miles. The road distance is 223.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs £100 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Preston to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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Preston to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Preston, Lancashire station.

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The best way to get from Preston to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 4 h and costs £100 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £29 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Preston to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 188.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Preston, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Preston to Thorpe Park hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Preston to Thorpe Park via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Heathrow Airport London T5, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 8 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Preston, Lancashire to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Thorpe Park is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Preston to Thorpe Park.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 923+ hotels available in Thorpe Park. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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