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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Manchester to Preston from various bus operators like National Express, FlixBus or megabus for the next days.
today
from £7
tomorrow
from £5
Tuesday
from £5
Wednesday
from £5
Thursday
from £5
Friday
from £5
Saturday
from £6

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • National Express
    0h 50m
    01:35
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    02:25
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    10:10
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:15
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • FlixBus
    1h 0m
    15:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    16:30
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    1h 0m
    06:10
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    07:10
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    10:10
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:15
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    1h 0m
    15:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    16:30
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    0h 50m
    01:35
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    02:25
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • megabus
    1h 5m
    12:50
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    13:55
    Preston
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    1h 0m
    06:10
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    07:10
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    10:10
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:15
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    1h 0m
    15:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    16:30
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    0h 50m
    01:35
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    02:25
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • megabus
    1h 5m
    12:50
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    13:55
    Preston
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    1h 0m
    06:10
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    07:10
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    10:10
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:15
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    1h 0m
    15:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    16:30
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    0h 50m
    01:35
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    02:25
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • megabus
    1h 5m
    12:50
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    13:55
    Preston
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    1h 0m
    06:10
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    07:10
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    10:10
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:15
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    1h 0m
    15:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    16:30
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    0h 50m
    01:35
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    02:25
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    1h 0m
    06:10
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    07:10
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    10:10
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:15
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    1h 0m
    15:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    16:30
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • National Express
    0h 50m
    01:35
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    02:25
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • megabus
    1h 5m
    12:50
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    13:55
    Preston
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    1h 0m
    06:10
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    07:10
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    10:10
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    11:15
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £6
  • National Express
    0h 50m
    01:35
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    02:25
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £7
  • megabus
    1h 5m
    12:50
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    13:55
    Preston
    Coach Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £7
  • FlixBus
    1h 0m
    15:30
    Manchester
    Shudehill Interchange
    16:30
    Preston
    Coach Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • National Express
    1h 0m
    06:10
    Manchester
    Coach Station
    07:10
    Preston
    Coach Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £8

Frequency of bus connections between Manchester and Preston

See here how frequent the connections between Manchester and Preston are, during different times and days of the week.
Saturday is the busiest day, with more than 6 daily coaches from Manchester to Preston. Thursday has instead the fewest connections, with only 4 daily coaches between Manchester and Preston.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 14 coaches from Manchester to Preston, while Night sees the fewest connections between Manchester and Preston, with 8 offers.

Facts about the coach from Manchester to Preston

Compare all providers like National Express, FlixBus and megabus that travel daily 4 times by bus from Manchester to Preston in one click and book your bus ticket from Manchester to Preston starting from £5!

Cheapest Bus £5
Fastest Bus 0h 50m
Earliest Coach 01:35
Latest Coach 15:30
Daily Bus Connections 4 Ø
Distance 43.7 km
Coach Companies National Express, FlixBus and megabus

Cheapest coach tickets from Manchester to Preston

Every day, 4 buses from 3 coach companies leave Manchester for Preston: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a coach ticket for this route, starting from 23/06/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 17/06
Tuesday 18/06
Wednesday 19/06
Thursday 20/06
Friday 21/06
Saturday 22/06
Sunday 23/06
£7
Monday 24/06
£5
Tuesday 25/06
£5
Wednesday 26/06
£5
Thursday 27/06
£7
Friday 28/06
£5
Saturday 29/06
£7
Sunday 30/06
£6
Monday 01/07
£5
Tuesday 02/07
£7
Wednesday 03/07
£4
Thursday 04/07
£7
Friday 05/07
£5
Saturday 06/07
£5
Sunday 07/07
£5
Monday 08/07
£7
Tuesday 09/07
£5
Wednesday 10/07
£7
Thursday 11/07
£3
Friday 12/07
£5
Saturday 13/07
£5
Sunday 14/07

The cheapest time to travel from Manchester to Preston

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Manchester to Preston, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £5, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from Manchester to Preston. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £7.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Manchester to Preston, with £5. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £7.

How to save money travelling from Manchester to Preston

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Manchester to Preston in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the coach from Manchester to Preston, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Manchester to Preston are also emptier.

Beloved coach companies from Manchester to Preston

These are the most booked bus companies between Manchester to Preston from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Manchester and Preston

In the map below you can see, where to find all bus stations in Manchester and Preston.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Manchester to Preston

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Manchester to Preston? Or which bus companies serve the route Manchester - Preston? Below you´ll find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Manchester to Preston bus

How much does a Manchester Preston coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Manchester Preston bus trip is available from £5 and takes 1h 5m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Manchester to Preston?

This connection is offered by 3 companies with ticket prices ranging from £5 to £10. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Preston.

How many connections are available for the Manchester Preston route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Manchester to Preston is offered by roughly 4 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Preston from Manchester take?

The quickest coach from Manchester to Preston is provided by National Express and takes 0h 50m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £7. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Manchester to Preston?

The earliest bus to Preston departs from Manchester at 01:35. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Manchester to Preston?

The latest bus to Preston departs from Manchester at 15:30. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Manchester Preston route?

Passengers looking to travel from Manchester to Preston can travel with National Express, FlixBus and megabus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Manchester and Preston?

You can check all the direct connections between Manchester and Preston by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: National Express, FlixBus and megabus.

What can I take with me on the bus to Preston from Manchester?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Manchester Preston bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Manchester Preston bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Manchester to Preston on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Manchester to Preston

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Manchester to Preston

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Manchester to Preston for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Preston

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Manchester to Preston for the next days.
  • Northern
    0h 37m
    08:56
    Manchester
    09:33
    Preston
    Central Station
    Northern
    Economy
    from £4
  • TransPennine Express
    0h 37m
    04:57
    Manchester
    Piccadilly Station
    05:34
    Preston
    Central Station
    TransPennine Express
    Economy
    from £5
  • Northern
    0h 50m
    08:05
    Manchester
    08:55
    Preston
    Central Station
    Northern
    Economy
    from £6
  • TransPennine Express
    0h 36m
    09:28
    Manchester
    Oxford Road Station
    10:04
    Preston
    Central Station
    TransPennine Express
    First Class
    from £14

More bus routes from Manchester and Preston

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Manchester and from Preston. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you’ll find all the details about your bus route!

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