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Stranraer to Preston by bus

The journey from Stranraer to Preston by bus is 121.87 mi and takes 8 hr 15 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:05 AM and the last at 7:08 PM. It is possible to travel from Stranraer to Preston by bus for as little as $29.79 or as much as $61.48. The best price for this journey is $29.79.

Lowest Price$29.79
Journey Duration8 hr 15 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$29.79
Highest Price$61.48
First Departure7:05 AM
Last Departure7:08 PM
Distance121.87 mi
DepartureStranraer
ArrivalPreston
CarriersAvanti West Coast, ScotRail

Stranraer to Preston Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024

Quick and easy travel from Stranraer to Preston with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Stranraer to Preston. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Stranraer to Preston?

The cheapest bus tickets from Stranraer to Preston cost $29.79. On average, you can expect to spend around $49.56 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Stranraer to Preston.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Stranraer to Preston. On average, though, you'll pay about $49.56 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long does it take to get from Stranraer to Preston by bus?

The journey between Stranraer and Preston by bus is approximately 121.87 mi. It will take you more or less 8 hr 15 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Stranraer to Preston faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Stranraer and Preston will complete the journey in 5 hr 51 min.On average, it will take you about 8 hr 15 min to travel the 121.87 mi between Stranraer and Preston.

At what time of the day can I travel from Stranraer to Preston?

The first daily departure from Stranraer to Preston leaves at 7:05 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 7:08 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Stranraer and Preston. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Stranraer at 7:05 AM, and the last departure will leave at 7:08 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Stranraer to Preston can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many daily journeys are there from Stranraer to Preston?

The exact number of journeys from Stranraer to Preston can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 2 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Stranraer to Preston. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Stranraer to Preston varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Stranraer to Preston. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Stranraer to Preston.

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The cheapest Stranraer - Preston bus tickets can be found for as low as $19.15 if you’re lucky, or $20.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $23.33.

Find the best day to travel to Preston by bus

When travelling to Preston by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Services on board Avanti West Coast and ScotRail from Stranraer to Preston
Compare services on board when travelling from Stranraer to Preston by bus.
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Stranraer to Preston CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
13.73kg
Bus
14.71kg
Flight
39.23kg
Car
31.38kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Stranraer to Preston?
A bus ticket from Stranraer to Preston is $49.56. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $29.79.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Stranraer to Preston?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Stranraer to Preston is $29.79. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Stranraer and Preston by bus?
Stranraer to Preston is 121.87 mi.
How long does the bus between Stranraer and Preston take?
Stranraer to Preston is on average 8 hr 15 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 51 min.
Which companies operate from Stranraer to Preston?
The bus journey from Stranraer to Preston is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Avanti West Coast and ScotRail.
How many bus connections per day go from Stranraer to Preston?
Stranraer to Preston has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Stranraer to Preston leave?
The earliest bus from Stranraer to Preston departs at 7:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Stranraer to Preston depart?
The latest bus from Stranraer to Preston departs at 7:08 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Stranraer to Preston in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $29.79 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Stranraer to Preston by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Stranraer and Preston is 5 hr 51 min.
Is there a direct bus from Stranraer to Preston?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Stranraer and Preston.
What are the CO2 emissions for Stranraer to Preston by bus?
The bus journey from Stranraer to Preston creates 14.71kg of CO2 emissions.

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