Bus from Manchester to Preston

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Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
$2.99 3/8/24 3:30 PM FlixBus
$11.03 3/8/24 1:35 AM National Express
$11.13 3/8/24 12:50 PM Megabus
$12.32 3/8/24 5:45 AM National Express
$14.38 3/8/24 12:45 AM National Express
$15.13 3/8/24 12:05 PM Megabus
$16.43 3/8/24 5:20 AM National Express

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Want to go to Preston by bus? If you are flexible, then you are in the right place! We have found the best prices for you for upcoming travel between these two cities.

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The bus companies operating this line

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How to book a ticket on the Manchester to Preston bus


Megabus is a long-distance bus operator carrying thousands of travelers every year. The company offers connections between Manchester and Preston starting from $12.

National Express

Gopili compares prices from National Express in 1 click and finds the best ticket for you on the desired date. The best price found for an upcoming departure for this itinerary is $11.


FlixBus covers more than 164 destinations throughout 25 countries and offers Manchester to Preston bus tickets starting from $3.

Manchester to Preston buses

Manchester to Preston bus map

Manchester Preston

Departure: Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Arrival: Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Distance: 45 kilometers
Minimum duration: 0h50m
Maximum duration: 1h50m
Average duration: 1h05m
Minimum price: $3
Maximum price: $17
Average price: $12
Bus operators: Megabus, National Express, FlixBus
Number of operators: 3

3 carriers operating routes for the desired bus from Manchester to Preston.

By comparing Megabus, National Express, FlixBus ticket prices, the best price we found was $3 but can cost as much $17. Good to know: the average price of a bus ticket for this trip is $12.

The trip between Manchester (Greater Manchester, United Kingdom) and Preston (Lancashire, United Kingdom), which is 45 kilometers long, lasts on average 1h05m, but can vary between 0h50m and 1h50m according to the companies offering this connection.

The bus is the most ecologically-friendly means of land transportation for this trip but not the fastest. Indeed, the trip will be longer compared to taking a plane or train.

Tips and tricks for traveling by bus

  • In Europe, the most popular bus companies have WiFi and power outlets. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are welcome on board!
  • certain bus companies in Europe propose food and drink service on board and sometimes even offer coffee. It's almost like being on a plane.
  • Buses have influenced many films, such as: Speed, The We and the I, Bus Palladium, Into the Wild, and more.
  • Did you know that bus travel is less expensive, more eco-friendly, more secure, and more social than traveling alone in one's personal vehicle?
  • Take the bus and take care of the planet. Average fuel consumption per passenger is less than making the same trip in a personal vehicle. A bus consumes 9 times less than a car, 7 times less than a plane, and 3 times less than ridesharing!