There are 4 ways to get from Blackpool to Preston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston

$6 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Stanley Park, Condor Grove (Whitegate Drive Condor Grove) to University, 53 Degrees 61 / ...

$3 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackpool to Preston 17.7 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Preston 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Preston is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Preston is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £50 - £60.

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The distance between Blackpool and Preston is 23 km. The road distance is 28 km.

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The train from Blackpool North to Preston takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stanley Park, Condor Grove (Whitegate Drive Condor Grove) and arriving at University, 53 Degrees. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackpool North and arriving at Preston. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackpool to Preston every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 24 min. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Blackpool to Preston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stanley Park, Condor Grove (Whitegate Drive Condor Grove) to University, 53 Degrees
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road to Ashton-on-Ribble, Carlton Street (Dr Syntax)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Blackpool to Preston
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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