How to get from Preston to Blackpool Zoo

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Recommended option

Train, line 2 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Blackpool North
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road to Layton Rd (Newton Drive / Layton Rd) 19 / ...

$11 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 61 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Preston City Centre, Hope Street to Marton, Mereland Road (Preston New Road Mereland Road IN) 61

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Poulton-le-Fylde
  2. Take the bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, St Chads Church to Victoria Hospital, Hospital Entrance (Victoria Hospital) 2C / ...

$8 - $25

Line 77 bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 77 bus from Maudlands, Pedder Street (St Walburge Aven) to Victoria Hospital, Hospital Entrance (Victoria Hospital) 77

$9

Line 68 bus, line 20 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from Preston City Centre, Hope Street to Promenade (Blackpool Tower) 68
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Promenade, Adelaide Street West (Blackpool Tower) to Blackpool Zoo, Zoo Entrance (Blackpool Zoo) 20

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Blackpool Zoo 17.3 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Blackpool Zoo 17.3 miles

$3 - $6

What companies run services between Preston, England and Blackpool Zoo, England?

Preston Bus operates a bus from Preston to Blackpool Zoo every 3 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Poulton-le-Fylde
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Train from Preston to Poulton-le-Fylde
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Bus operators
Blackpool Transport
Phone
01253 473001
Email
enquiries@blackpooltransport.com
Website
blackpooltransport.com
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road to Layton Rd (Newton Drive / Layton Rd)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
blackpooltransport.com
Bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, St Chads Church to Victoria Hospital, Hospital Entrance (Victoria Hospital)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
blackpooltransport.com
Bus from Promenade, Adelaide Street West (Blackpool Tower) to Blackpool Zoo, Zoo Entrance (Blackpool Zoo)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
blackpooltransport.com
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, St Chads Church (POULTON Golden Ball) to Victoria Hospital, Hospital Entrance (Victoria Hospital)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Maudlands, Pedder Street (St Walburge Aven) to Victoria Hospital, Hospital Entrance (Victoria Hospital)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Hope Street to Marton, Mereland Road (Preston New Road Mereland Road IN)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Hope Street to Promenade (Blackpool Tower)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Blackpool Zoo
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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

The distance between Preston and Blackpool Zoo is 21 km. The road distance is 28 km.

The cheapest way to get from Preston to Blackpool Zoo is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Preston to Blackpool Zoo is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £45 - £60.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maudlands, Pedder Street (St Walburge Aven) and arriving at Victoria Hospital, Hospital Entrance (Victoria Hospital). Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

It takes approximately 58 min to get from Preston to Blackpool Zoo, including transfers.