How to travel from Preston to Blackpool

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Travel Information from Preston to Blackpool

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$4 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $4 (€3) • 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $4 (€3) • 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail (3)

Travel 14 miles (22 km) by train or bus between Preston and Blackpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Preston to Blackpool.

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from Preston to Blackpool

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

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The best way to travel from Preston to Blackpool is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel on Northern Rail (3) and National Express travel to Blackpool from Preston at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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

    FAQs: Travel from Preston to Blackpool

    FAQs: 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 2 travel options from Preston to Blackpool. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Blackpool from Preston is by taking a train, which costs on average $4 (€3).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Preston to Blackpool:

    Taking a train costs $6 (€5) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€8) for the same trip.

    The quickest way to travel to Blackpool from Preston is by train, which takes on average 20 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Getting to Blackpool by bus takes 35 min on average.

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

    The average frequency per day from Preston to Blackpool is:

    • Around 1 bus per day.
    • 25 trains per day.

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

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

    • Buses mostly depart from Preston, Bus Station and arrive in Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road.
    • Trains from Preston to Blackpool most often leave from Preston and arrive in Blackpool North.

    The following travel companies offer services from Preston to Blackpool:

    • Travel with National Express to go to Blackpool by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Preston to Blackpool tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
    • Travel with Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains to go to Blackpool by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail (3) Preston to Blackpool tickets on Omio for $4 (€3).

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

    • You can check for a direct bus to Blackpool with National Express with 1 direct bus per day.
    • You can find 25 direct trains per day to Blackpool with Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains.

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

    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, Glasgow, Liverpool or Birmingham, 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!

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