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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

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Blackburn, East Park Road 59 / ...

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Rideshare  •  33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Preston to Blackburn 10.4 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Blackburn

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Blackburn 10.4 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Blackburn 10.4 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Walk from Preston to Blackburn 10.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Blackburn is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Blackburn is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 18 min.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Preston and Blackburn is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Blackburn without a car is to bus which takes 26 min and costs .

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The bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Blackburn, East Park Road takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Preston to Blackburn bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road station.

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

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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.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 9.1 miles
  • Duration: 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 operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Blackburn, East Park Road
Ave. Duration
26 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, Church Street to Blackburn College
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Preston to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Preston to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Blackburn bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Blackburn, East Park Road station.

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

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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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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.

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