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Glasgow to Preston

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How to travel from Glasgow to Preston ?

Trip Glasgow Preston

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance158 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Glasgow to Preston and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Glasgow Preston? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Just enter your travel dates to Preston then Vivanoda will do the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To travel from Glasgow, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of Northern Rail, First TransPennine Express, National Express, Blablacar, Virgin Trains, MegaBus, FlyBE and ScotRail will carry you to Preston.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Glasgow to Preston bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Glasgow and Preston.

You may still have doubts to get to Preston by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Preston.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the Glasgow Preston route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • You are driven to Preston by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Glasgow to Preston watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that you take from Glasgow to Preston are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Glasgow and Preston?

National Express and MegaBus are the coach companies operating the bus line Glasgow Preston with direct service.

National Express Glasgow PrestonMegaBus Glasgow Preston

Bus stops in Glasgow

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Glasgow at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Preston' must be mentioned. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Glasgow

Bus stops at arrival in Preston

When you arrive in Preston, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Preston

Train Glasgow to Preston

Is there a direct train for the Glasgow-Preston route?

Yes, the Glasgow to Preston route is served by a direct train. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Preston and there may be fewer direct trains from Glasgow on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Glasgow-Preston train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Glasgow Preston

The railway station bewteen Glasgow and Preston are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Glasgow Preston train companies

These are the 2 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Preston: First TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains.
First TransPennine Express Glasgow PrestonVirgin Trains Glasgow Preston

Departure train stations in Glasgow

  • Glasgow Central

Railway stations in Preston

  • Preston

Cheap flights from Glasgow to Preston

Which airlines fly between Glasgow and Preston ?

The cities of Glasgow and Preston are not connected with a direct flight bus FlyBE is the airline you may take to travel to Preston.
FlyBE Glasgow Preston

Departure airport in Glasgow

  • GLA Glasgow International

Carpool from Glasgow to Preston

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Glasgow-Preston ride. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for Glasgow-Preston rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Preston!

Before you book your Glasgow-Preston ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

 
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