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

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Walkden to Wigan Wallgate
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Preston

$9 - $27

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Line 553 bus, line 125 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 553 bus from Parr Fold, Hilton Ln (House 16) to Bolton Interchange 551 / ...
  2. Take the line 125 bus from Bolton Interchange to Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station 125
  3. Take the line 125 bus from Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29) 125 / ...

$15

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Walkden to Preston 24.9 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Walkden to Preston 24.9 miles

$5 - $8

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No, there is no direct bus from Walkden to Preston station. However, there are services departing from Parr Fold, Hilton Ln (House 16) and arriving at Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29) via Bolton Interchange and Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Walkden to Preston. However, there are services departing from Walkden and arriving at Preston via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Walkden and Preston is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Walkden to Preston without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Walkden to Preston, including transfers.

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Walkden to Preston bus services, operated by Cumfy Bus, depart from Parr Fold, Hilton Ln (House 16) station.

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Walkden to Preston train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Walkden station.

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The best way to get from Walkden to Preston is to train which takes 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 553 bus and line 125 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Walkden to Preston train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Preston station.

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Map of how to get from Walkden to Preston.
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  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

You can take a train from Walkden to Preston via Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western in around 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Walkden to Preston via Bolton Interchange and Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Walkden to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
Bus operators
Cumfy Bus
Bus from Parr Fold, Hilton Ln (House 16) to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Walkden to Preston
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Walkden to Preston is 25 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Walkden to Preston.

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