There are 6 ways to get from Preston to Blackburn by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or foot
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Bus • 26 min
Rideshare • 33 min
4 alternative options
Train • 26 min
$4 - $7
Taxi • 18 min
$35 - $50
Drive • 18 min
$2 - $4
Walk • 3 h 17 min
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Preston to Blackburn is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 33 min.
The quickest way to get from Preston to Blackburn is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 18 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road and arriving at Blackburn, East Park Road. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Preston and arriving at Blackburn. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.
The distance between Preston and Blackburn is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.4 miles.
The best way to get from Preston to Blackburn without a car is to bus which takes 26 min and costs .
The bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Blackburn, East Park Road takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Preston to Blackburn bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road station.
Preston to Blackburn train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Preston station.
The best way to get from Preston to Blackburn is to bus which takes 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.
What companies run services between Preston, England and Blackburn, England?
Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Preston to Blackburn hourly, and the journey takes 26 min. The Blackburn Bus Company also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to Blackburn hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 26 min.
Train from Preston to Blackburn
- Ave. Duration
- 26 min
- Estimated price
- $4 - $7
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Rideshare from Preston to Blackburn
- Ave. Duration
- 33 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
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More Questions & Answers
Preston to Blackburn bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Blackburn, East Park Road station.
Preston to Blackburn train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackburn station.
Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Blackburn is 10 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Preston to Blackburn.
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There are 264+ hotels available in Blackburn. Prices start at $64 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Preston and Blackburn. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.