There are 6 ways to get from Blackburn to Preston by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Preston

$4 - $7

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Rideshare  •  33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Blackburn to Preston 10.4 miles

$2

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Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn, New Park Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 59C / ...

$5

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Preston 10.1 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Preston 10.1 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Walk from Blackburn to Preston 10.3 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blackburn, New Park Street and arriving at Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackburn and arriving at Preston. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Preston is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Preston without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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The train from Blackburn to Preston takes 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Blackburn to Preston bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Blackburn, New Park Street station.

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Blackburn to Preston train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Blackburn station.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Preston is to train which takes 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 min.

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Blackburn to Preston bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand station.

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Blackburn to Preston train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Preston station.

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  • Distance: 9.1 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Blackburn, England and Preston, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackburn to Preston hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Blackburn to Preston hourly. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 28 min. The Blackburn Bus Compan also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackburn, New Park Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall A) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Blackburn to Preston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Blackburn to Preston
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackburn to Preston is 10 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Blackburn to Preston.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Blackburn and Preston. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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