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from Blackpool to Preston

You can get from Blackpool to Preston by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Blackpool to Preston on May 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00AMBlackpool North0h25 10:25AMPreston
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09:16AMBlackpool South0h38 09:54AMPreston
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08:34AMBlackpool North0h25 08:59AMPreston
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09:00AMBlackpool North0h25 09:25AMPreston
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09:18AMBlackpool North0h25 09:43AMPreston
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May 22
$5Northern Rail
May 23
$5Northern Rail
May 24
$5Northern Rail
May 25
$5Northern Rail
May 26
$5Northern Rail
May 27
$5Northern Rail
May 28
$5Northern Rail

Travel Information between Blackpool and Preston

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 26 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus or Northern Rail

Travel 14 miles (22 km) by bus or train between Blackpool and Preston. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Bus or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Blackpool to Preston.

Travel Tips: Travel from Blackpool to Preston

Travel 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.

How do I reach Preston from Blackpool?

There are 2 ways to get from Blackpool to Preston: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Preston?

The cheapest way to go to Preston from Blackpool is by taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Preston:

A train is $5 (€5) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Blackpool to Preston costing on average $10 (€9).

What is the fastest way from Blackpool to Preston?

The quickest way to travel between Blackpool and Preston is by train, which takes on average 26 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Preston by bus can take on average 55 min.

How many miles from Blackpool to Preston would I travel?

The Blackpool to Preston distance is around 14 miles (22 km).

How many services a day are there between Blackpool and Preston?

The average frequency per day from Blackpool to Preston is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Blackpool and Preston as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Blackpool and in Preston?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Blackpool to Preston:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Blackpool to Preston depart from Blackpool, Topping Street to Preston, Bus Station (Stand 5).
  • Most travelers board their train from Blackpool North and arrive in Preston.

Which travel companies can take me from Blackpool to Preston?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Blackpool to Preston:

  • You can take a bus from Blackpool to Preston with Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $10 (€9) with Bus from Blackpool to Preston.
  • You can travel to Preston from Blackpool by train with Northern Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $5 (€4) with Northern Rail from Blackpool to Preston.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Blackpool to Preston ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Blackpool to Preston? Many Omio customers who go from Blackpool to Preston usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Preston, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I book my Blackpool to Preston one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Blackpool to Preston, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $5 (€4) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Blackpool to Preston tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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