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Liverpool to Preston

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1 suggested route to go from Liverpool to Preston by train, car, bus

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How to go from Liverpool to Preston ?

Trip Liverpool Preston

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance26 mi
Direct lineYes

Preston is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Liverpool to Preston transport offers? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. Simply enter your travel date to Preston and Vivanoda does the rest. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Liverpool - Preston offer that suits you best.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of MegaBus, Blablacar, National Express or Northern Rail to reach Preston.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Liverpool to Preston bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Liverpool to Preston, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Going by bus from Liverpool to Preston may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Preston.

  • The Liverpool Preston tickets are sold at unbeatable prices, it is unlikely that you will find better offers with the other modes of transport: rail or carpool offers.
  • It is more environmentally friendly to travel on a modern bus than to carpool. In addition, the road Liverpool Preston is shared by other vehicles and no additional infrastructure is needed to run a bus.
  • 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 Liverpool to Preston watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Liverpool to Preston are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Liverpool and Preston?

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

National Express Liverpool PrestonMegaBus Liverpool Preston

Departure bus stations in Liverpool

You will have to arrive at your Liverpool stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination 'Preston' should be displayed. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of MegaBus or National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Liverpool

Arrival bus stations in Preston

In Preston, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Preston

Train Liverpool to Preston

Is it possible to go directly by train from Liverpool to Preston?

Yes, it is possible to go from Liverpool to Preston by train without making any changes. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To find the cheapest Liverpool-Preston train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Liverpool Preston

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Liverpool and Preston with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Liverpool Preston railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Northern Rail.
Northern Rail Liverpool Preston

Departure train stations in Liverpool

  • Liverpool Lime Street

Arrival train stations in Preston

  • Preston

Carpool from Liverpool to Preston

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Liverpool-Preston with other travellers looking for the same route. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. This means that when looking for Liverpool-Preston rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to Preston.

Before you book your Liverpool-Preston ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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