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

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Line 395 bus, train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) 395 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Preston

$8 - $25

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Line 313 bus, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 313 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 4) to Burscough Bridge, Tesco 313
  2. Take the bus from Burscough Bridge, Tesco to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22) 2A

$14

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skelmersdale to Preston 22.9 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Skelmersdale to Preston 22.9 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Skelmersdale to Preston is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skelmersdale to Preston is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skelmersdale to Preston station. However, there are services departing from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 4) and arriving at Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22) via Burscough Bridge, Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Skelmersdale and Preston is 15 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Skelmersdale to Preston without a car is to line 395 bus and train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £5 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Skelmersdale to Preston, including transfers.

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Skelmersdale to Preston bus services, operated by Preston Bus, depart from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 4) station.

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Skelmersdale to Preston bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22).

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Yes, the driving distance between Skelmersdale to Preston is 23 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Skelmersdale to Preston.

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There are 1072+ hotels available in Preston. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Skelmersdale to Preston.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

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

You can take a bus from Skelmersdale to Preston via Burscough Bridge, Tesco in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 4) to Burscough Bridge, Tesco
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Burscough Bridge, Tesco to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Skelmersdale to Preston
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
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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