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

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Recommended option

Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Accrington

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus  •  57 min

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

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Line 59 bus, bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 59
  2. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) to Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street) 7 / ...

$5 - $8

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Preston to Accrington is to line 59 bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Accrington is to train which costs £4 - £7 and takes 23 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 train from Preston to Accrington takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road and arriving at Accrington, Bus Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Preston and arriving at Accrington. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Accrington.
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  • Distance: 14.2 miles
  • Duration: 23 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 23 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Preston to Accrington twice daily. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Accrington, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) to Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
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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