There are 9 ways to get from Preston to Thorpe Park by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to London Euston

$135 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 230 / ...

$30 - $41

7 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Reading

$126 - $200

Night train, line 951 bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the night train from Preston to Watford Junction
  2. Take the line 951 bus from Croxley Green, Croxley Metropolitan Station to Thorpe Park Grounds 951

$44 - $57

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Thorpe Park 223.7 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  3 h 50 min

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

$86 - $285

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 6 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

$77 - $197

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  5 h 37 min

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

$86 - $223

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 48 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)

$105 - $359

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Preston to Thorpe Park is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 7 h 51 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 Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 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 3 h 43 min and costs £100 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min 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 3 h 43 min and costs £100 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 188.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Preston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Sullivan Buses
Phone
01707 646 803
Website
sullivanbuses.co.uk
Bus from Croxley Green, Croxley Metropolitan Station to Thorpe Park Grounds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
sullivanbuses.co.uk

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