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There are 9 ways to get from Sudbury to Preston by train, car, plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Marks Tey to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$147 - $231

Cheapest option

Train, bus, train to Cambridge, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Sudbury (Suffolk) to Marks Tey
  2. Take the bus from Marks Tey to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
  4. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  5. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$84 - $326

7 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Ely to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston

$98 - $143

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sudbury to Preston 245.2 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Marks Tey to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$106 - $374

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Marks Tey to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$134 - $356

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Marks Tey to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$107 - $245

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

$128 - $273

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Marks Tey to London Liverpool Street
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Preston

$126 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sudbury to Preston is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sudbury to Preston is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Sudbury and Preston is 187 miles. The road distance is 245.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Sudbury to Preston without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs £110 - £180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Sudbury to Preston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sudbury to Preston is 245 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Sudbury to Preston.

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Flybe offers flights from Southend Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1027+ hotels available in Preston. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sudbury to Preston.
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  • Distance: 187.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Sudbury, Suffolk, England and Preston, England?

You can take a train from Sudbury to Preston via Marks Tey, London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Euston Square station, and London Euston in around 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Marks Tey to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Marks Tey to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Marks Tey to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Sudbury (Suffolk) to Marks Tey
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Bradford Interchange to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
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 Marks Tey to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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