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Trip Glasgow Preston

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Glasgow to Preston


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How to get from Glasgow to Preston?

We are suggesting 10 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Glasgow Preston. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Glasgow Preston

For your trip from Glasgow (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Preston (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 158 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Glasgow Preston is a direct bound.
Trains of First TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains to Preston leave from Glasgow Central railway station in Glasgow. Arrival in Preston will take place at Preston station (0.2 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Glasgow-Preston that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Glasgow. The bus will drop you off at Preston bus station (0.9 mi from Preston, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Glasgow bus station (0.3 mi from Glasgow) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Preston.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Glasgow-Preston.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Preston from Glasgow. You can take the flight Glasgow-Manchester and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Glasgow and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Glasgow International GLA airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Manchester (Manchester International airport, IATA code: MAN) operated by FlyBE.

Which carriers to travel between Glasgow and Preston?

Railway companies
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Glasgow-Preston with the train from Glasgow Central railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Preston at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
ScotRail transports passengers on a rail line from Glasgow to Carlisle with the train which leaves Glasgow Central station to arrive at Carlisle railway station (England United Kingdom)
Northern Rail operates the train journey Manchester-Preston with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Preston at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection from Glasgow to Preston with the train which leaves Glasgow Central station to arrive at Preston railway station (England United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Glasgow-Preston (158.4 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Glasgow in Glasgow and to the one of Preston (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Glasgow (serving Glasgow bus station at 0.3 mi from centre) and the city of Preston where the coach will drop you off at Preston station situated at about 0.9 mi from Preston city centre.
FlyBE carries out a flight from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)

Stop cities from Glasgow or cities to visit near Preston

When travelling from Preston to Glasgow by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Manchester located at 27 mi from Preston, Lancaster 139 mi away from Glasgow and situated at 21 mi from Preston, Hamilton at approximately 11 mi from Glasgow and located at 150 mi from Preston, Carlisle 85 mi away from Glasgow and situated at 80 mi from Preston (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Preston or back to Glasgow, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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