Blackpool to Preston train

Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for Jun 30

Cheapest

5

Average

6

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:13AMBlackpool South0h37 09:50AMPreston
0 transfers
51One-way
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02:13PMBlackpool South0h37 02:50PMPreston
0 transfers
51One-way
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09:29AMBlackpool North0h25 09:54AMPreston
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51One-way
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10:13AMBlackpool South0h37 10:50AMPreston
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51One-way
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12:13PMBlackpool South0h37 12:50PMPreston
0 transfers
51One-way

Train schedule from Blackpool to Preston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, June 30
08:04AMBlackpool North0h24 08:28AMPreston
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08:17AMBlackpool South0h37 08:54AMPreston
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08:21AMBlackpool North0h23 08:44AMPreston
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08:25AMBlackpool North0h26 08:51AMPreston
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08:59AMBlackpool North0h22 09:21AMPreston
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09:13AMBlackpool South0h37 09:50AMPreston
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09:21AMBlackpool North0h22 09:43AMPreston
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09:29AMBlackpool North0h25 09:54AMPreston
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10:13AMBlackpool South0h37 10:50AMPreston
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12:13PMBlackpool South0h37 12:50PMPreston
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01:13PMBlackpool South0h37 01:50PMPreston
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02:13PMBlackpool South0h37 02:50PMPreston
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Fastest train times from Blackpool to Preston

Showing times and prices for Jun 30

Fastest Journey

22 m

Average

30 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

23 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Blackpool for Preston every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:21AMBlackpool North0h22 09:43AMPreston
0 transfers
101One-way
Fastest
08:59AMBlackpool North0h22 09:21AMPreston
0 transfers
51One-way
08:21AMBlackpool North0h23 08:44AMPreston
0 transfers
111One-way
08:04AMBlackpool North0h24 08:28AMPreston
0 transfers
51One-way
09:29AMBlackpool North0h25 09:54AMPreston
0 transfers
51One-way

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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Preston

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
durationAverage train duration24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$7 (€6)
frequencyTrain frequency59 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 59 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Blackpool to Preston cover the 14 miles (22 km) long trip taking on average 24 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 59 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $5 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Preston.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3) from Blackpool to Preston trains

Find the best trains from Blackpool to Preston with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3) from $5 (€5). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Northern Rail (3)

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys between Blackpool and Preston. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Blackpool to Preston with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 23 min
  • Average Price: $5
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 55 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Blackpool to Preston

Travel by train to Preston easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Blackpool to Preston.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Blackpool to Preston to cost as little as $5 (€5)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $7 (€6)  for a train ticket to Preston from Blackpool.
The train distance from Blackpool to Preston is around 14 miles (22 km).
While the time it takes to travel 14 miles (22 km) to Preston from Blackpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Blackpool to Preston train journey time is on average 24 min.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Blackpool North   and arrive in Preston.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Blackpool North and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Preston most often arrive at Preston and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this train station to the city center.

Take the Blackpool to Preston train with Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Blackpool and Preston as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 59 trains a day from Blackpool to Preston. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Blackpool to Preston leaves at 7: 05 AM. The last train departing from Blackpool to Preston leaves at 9: 23 PM. You can find the latest Blackpool to Preston train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy the Blackpool to Preston train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $7 (€6). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Preston from Blackpool. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Blackpool
Preston
The major railway station for departures from Blackpool is Blackpool North. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Blackpool North for your journey from Blackpool to Preston.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 8002006060
Public transit options for Blackpool North
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport will pick up/drop off at the station entrance
Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Burlington Road West (Outside the Henson Hotel towards Preston) & (Outside the Big Blue Hotel towards Blackpool South) approximately 120 yards from the station.
Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Blackpool South
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Station Entrance on Waterloo Road (bridge above station)
Metro: Nearest tram stop one mile

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