There are 5 ways to get from Preston to Westhoughton by train, bus, taxi or car

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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 - $24

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Line 540 bus  •  1 h

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

$11 - $25

Line 125 bus, bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 125 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29) to Horwich, The Crown (House 239) 125
  2. Take the bus from Horwich, The Crown (House 19) to Westhoughton Church (House 16) 516 / ...

$11

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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No, there is no direct bus from Preston station to Westhoughton. However, there are services departing from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29) and arriving at Westhoughton Church (House 16) via Horwich, The Crown (House 19). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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

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The best way to get from Preston to Westhoughton without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs .

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

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Preston to Westhoughton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29).

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Preston to Westhoughton train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Preston station.

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The best way to get from Preston to Westhoughton is to train which takes 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 540 bus, which costs and takes 1 h.

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Preston to Westhoughton bus services, operated by Diamond, arrive at Westhoughton Church (House 16) station.

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Preston to Westhoughton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Westhoughton station.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Westhoughton.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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 20 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
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29) to Horwich, The Crown (House 239)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Horwich, The Crown (House 19) to Westhoughton Church (House 16)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Cumfy Bus
Bus from Horwich, The Crown (House 19) to Westhoughton Church (House 16)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Vision Bus Ltd
Bus from Horwich, The Crown (House 19) to Westhoughton Church (House 16)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
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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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Westhoughton is 20 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Preston to Westhoughton.

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