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from Preston to Blackpool

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

Our recommendation

To get from Preston to Blackpool on Oct 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:25AMPreston0h21 09:46AMBlackpool North
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08:35AMPreston0h34 09:09AMBlackpool South
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08:45AMPreston0h22 09:07AMBlackpool North
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08:30AMPreston0h23 08:53AMBlackpool North
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09:30AMPreston0h23 09:53AMBlackpool North
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Oct 28
$5Northern Rail
Oct 29
$5Northern Rail
Nov 1
$5Northern Rail

Travel Information from Preston to Blackpool

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $5 (€4) • 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Travel 14 miles (22 km) by train between Preston and Blackpool. Northern Rail is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct train from Preston to Blackpool.

Travel Tips

Travel from Preston to Blackpool
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.
How do I get from Preston to Blackpool?

You can go from Preston to Blackpool by train.

What is the quickest way from Preston to Blackpool?

Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Preston to Blackpool. It takes on average 34 min   to travel this journey.

How far is Blackpool from Preston?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Preston to Blackpool?

The average frequency per day from Preston to Blackpool is:

  • 50 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Preston to Blackpool?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Preston to Blackpool depart from Preston to Blackpool North.
Who can get me from Preston to Blackpool?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Preston to Blackpool:

  • You can go to Blackpool from Preston by train with Northern Rail. You'll see cheap train tickets for $5 (€4) with Northern Rail from Preston to Blackpool on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Preston and Blackpool?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Preston to Blackpool:

  • You can travel directly by train with Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast with 50 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.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Preston to Blackpool?
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!
How far in advance should I buy my Preston to Blackpool one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

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

But we recommend booking Preston to Blackpool 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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