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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Westhoughton

$8 - $25

3 alternative options

Line 540 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 540 bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Westhoughton Church (The Wheatsheaf) 540

$11 - $26

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Westhoughton 19.9 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Westhoughton 19.9 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Westhoughton is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Westhoughton is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Preston and Westhoughton is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Preston to Westhoughton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Preston to Westhoughton. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Westhoughton via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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What companies run services between Preston, England and Westhoughton, England?

You can take a train from Preston to Westhoughton via Wigan North Western in around 41 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Preston to Westhoughton every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 40 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
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Westhoughton
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Westhoughton Church (The Wheatsheaf)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Westhoughton
Ave. Duration
24 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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