Duration 1h 54m
Distance 115.3 miles
Average price £35
Possible routes 2 found

Scunthorpe to Preston

Rome2rio has found 2 ways to get from Scunthorpe to Preston by train and car. We recommend taking the train from Scunthorpe to Manchester Piccadilly and then taking the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston, which takes around 2h 57m. Alternatively, driving from Scunthorpe to Preston is the fastest option and takes around 1h 54m.

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Train

  1. Scunthorpe
  2. Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Preston
2h 57m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£34 - £50
Alternative routes

Drive

  1. Scunthorpe
  2. Preston
Fastest
1h 54m
Cheapest
£18 - £28

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Scunthorpe to Preston? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Scunthorpe to Preston is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Scunthorpe to Preston is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Scunthorpe to Preston. However, there are services departing from Scunthorpe and arriving at Preston via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Scunthorpe and Preston is 85 miles. The road distance is 115.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Scunthorpe to Preston without a car is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Scunthorpe to Preston, including transfers.

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Scunthorpe to Preston train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Scunthorpe station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Scunthorpe to Preston is 115 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Scunthorpe to Preston.

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How to travel from Scunthorpe to Preston

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Scunthorpe to Preston right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

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You can take a train from Scunthorpe to Preston via Manchester Piccadilly in around 2h 57m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Train from Scunthorpe to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14

Preston, United Kingdom

Preston is a city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England. On the north bank of the River Ribble, it is an urban settlement and unparished area that together with surrounding rural civil parishes forms the City of Preston local government district of Lancashire. The district obtained city status in 2002, becoming England's 50th city in the 50th year of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. Preston has a population of 114,300, the City of Preston district 132,000 and the Preston Built-up Area 313,322. The Preston Travel To Work Area, in 2011, had a population of 420,661 compared to 354,000 in the previous census. - Wikipedia

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