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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Accrington

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street) 59

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) 59 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Accrington, Swan Hotel X41

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Accrington 20.5 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Accrington 20.5 miles

$4 - $7

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to Accrington hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Preston to Accrington once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 68) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Accrington, Swan Hotel
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Accrington
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Preston to Accrington?

The distance between Preston and Accrington is 23 km. The road distance is 33 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Preston to Accrington?

The cheapest way to get from Preston to Accrington is to line 59 bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Preston to Accrington?

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

Is there a direct train between Preston and Accrington?

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

Is there a direct bus between Preston and Accrington?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road and arriving at Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street). Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

How long does it take to get from Preston to Accrington?

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