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There are 5 ways to get from Preston to Accrington by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Accrington

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 59 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Preston City Centre, Church Street to Accrington, Bus Station 59

Bus, line 6 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 152 / ...
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Accrington, Bus Station 6 / ...

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Accrington 20.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Accrington 20.5 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Accrington is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Accrington is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston City Centre, Church Street and arriving at Accrington, Bus Station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Preston and arriving at Accrington. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Preston and Accrington is 14 miles. The road distance is 20.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Accrington without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs £4 - £7.

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The train from Preston to Accrington takes 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Preston to Accrington bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Preston City Centre, Church Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Preston to Accrington is to train which takes 38 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 59 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Accrington.
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  • Distance: 14.2 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to Accrington hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Preston to Accrington 5 times a week, and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Church Street to Accrington, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Accrington, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Accrington
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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Preston to Accrington bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Accrington, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Accrington is 20 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Preston to Accrington.

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