Preston to Blackpool bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Preston to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Jun 16


Fastest Journey

35 m


58 m

Buses per day



23 km

Cheap bus tickets from Preston to Blackpool start from $10 with an average ticket price of $11.

The fastest bus from Preston to Blackpool takes 35m in comparison to an average duration of 58m and covers a distance of 23 km.

2 buses leave Preston for Blackpool every day with 2 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Preston to Blackpool

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
durationAverage bus duration35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$10 (€9)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNorthern Rail (3) or National Express

Buses from Preston to Blackpool cover the 14 miles (22 km) long journey taking on average 35 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3) or National Express. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $10 (€9), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Preston, Bus Station and arrive in Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road.

Bus providers: Northern Rail (3) and National Express from Preston to Blackpool

Find the best buses between Preston and Blackpool with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3) and National Express from $5 (€4). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Blackpool from Preston, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Preston to Blackpool bus information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $10
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from Preston to Blackpool

FAQs: Take the bus from Preston to Blackpool with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Preston to Blackpool.
Cheap bus tickets from Preston to Blackpool can start from as little as $10 (€8) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Preston to Blackpool is $10 (€9); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time from Preston to Blackpool is on average 35 min   for the 14 mile (22 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Blackpool from Preston by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Preston to Blackpool leaves at 5: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Preston to Blackpool leaves at 6: 45 AM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Preston to Blackpool without having to change trains with Northern Rail (3) or National Express. There is 1 direct bus from Preston to Blackpool each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Preston to Blackpool bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail (3) or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services to Blackpool from Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Preston, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Sir Tom Finney Way (PNE Deepdale Stadium) and Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station). When arriving in Blackpool, you can end your route in bus stations like Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road, Blackpool, Central Coach Station and Blackpool, Abingdon Street / Deansgate.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Preston, Bus Station, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Blackpool from Preston is worth doing with a journey time of 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Preston to Blackpool by bus is October.
You have options as you can travel to Blackpool from Preston 2 different ways: train or bus.

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