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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  49 min

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

$10 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 125 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 125 bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Great Moor Street (Estate Agents) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 125

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Walkden to Preston 24.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Walkden to Preston 24.9 miles

$5 - $8

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 49 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Walkden to Preston every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Walkden to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Great Moor Street (Estate Agents) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Walkden to Preston
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Walkden and Preston is 34 km. The road distance is 40 km.

The cheapest way to get from Walkden to Preston is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Walkden to Preston is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs £65 - £85.

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 49 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Walkden to Preston. However, there are services departing from Walkden, Manchester Rd/Christ Church (House 61) and arriving at Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) via Bolton, Bradshawgate/Great Moor Street (Estate Agents). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 49 min to get from Walkden to Preston, including transfers.