There are 8 ways to get from Southall to Preston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$127 - $203

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Bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Preston, Lancashire National Express

$36 - $45

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Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Southall to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston

$106 - $176

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Southall to Preston 219.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$84 - $283

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$104 - $371

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Preston

$85 - $228

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Southall to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$105 - $246

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southall station to Preston. However, there are services departing from Southall Station and arriving at Preston, Lancashire via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southall to Preston. However, there are services departing from Southall and arriving at Preston via Reading and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Southall and Preston is 185 miles. The road distance is 219.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southall to Preston without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Southall to Preston, including transfers.

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Southall to Preston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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Southall to Preston train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southall station.

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The best way to get from Southall to Preston is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Southall to Preston bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Preston, Lancashire station.

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Map of how to get from Southall to Preston.
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  • Distance: 185 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Southall to Preston hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southall to Preston via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southall to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southall to Preston is 220 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Southall to Preston.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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