How to travel from Preston to Blackpool

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Travel Information from Preston to Blackpool

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail or Northern Rail

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 14 miles (22 km) from Preston to Blackpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Northern Rail or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Preston to Blackpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Preston to Blackpool

Travel Tips: Travel to Blackpool 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 Preston to Blackpool.

There are 4 travel options from Preston to Blackpool: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Preston to Blackpool is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€5) compared to other travel options to Blackpool:

Taking a train is usually $5 (€5) less than taking a bus to Blackpool, which costs on average $10 (€10) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Blackpool from Preston is by train with an average travel time of 20 min.

Other travel options to Blackpool can usually take longer:

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

You should expect to travel around 14 miles (22 km) between Preston and Blackpool.

The average frequency per day from Preston to Blackpool is:

  • 49 buses a day.
  • 64 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Preston at Preston and arrive in Blackpool at Blackpool, Topping Street.
  • Trains from Preston to Blackpool most often leave from Preston and arrive in Blackpool North.

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

  • You can go to Blackpool from Preston by bus with Northern Rail. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $10 (€10) with Northern Rail from Preston to Blackpool on Omio.
  • You can travel between Preston and Blackpool by train with Northern Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $5 (€5) with Northern Rail from Preston to Blackpool.

Yes, there are direct services available from Preston to Blackpool with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast with 64 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Blackpool as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Blackpool from Preston.

Many of our customers traveling from Preston to Blackpool don't make Blackpool their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Blackpool are Manchester, London or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Blackpool to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Preston to Blackpool, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $10 (€10) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $5 (€5) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Preston to Blackpool online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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