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.

Recommended option

Train  •  43 min

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

$8 - $26

3 alternative options

Line 540 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 540 bus from Wigan, King St West/Wallgate (Takeaway) to Westhoughton, Market St/Westhoughton Church (The Wheatsheaf) 540

$11 - $27

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Westhoughton 19.9 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Westhoughton 19.9 miles

$4 - $7

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 43 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Preston to Westhoughton every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 39 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
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $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, King St West/Wallgate (Takeaway) to Westhoughton, Market St/Westhoughton Church (The Wheatsheaf)
Ave. Duration
39 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
$75 - $95
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Preston to Westhoughton?

The distance between Preston and Westhoughton is 27 km. The road distance is 32 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Preston to Westhoughton?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Preston to Westhoughton?

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

Is there a direct train between Preston and Westhoughton?

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 43 min.

How long does it take to get from Preston to Westhoughton?

It takes approximately 43 min to get from Preston to Westhoughton, including transfers.