There are 5 ways to get from Preston to Clitheroe by bus, train, 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.

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Line 280 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 280 bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Primrose, Park Street 280

$7

4 alternative options

Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Clitheroe

$7 - $12

Train via Blackburn  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Blackburn
  2. Take the train from Blackburn to Clitheroe

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Clitheroe 17.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Clitheroe 17.5 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Clitheroe is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Clitheroe is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 25 min.

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The distance between Preston and Clitheroe is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.5 miles.

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The line 280 bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Primrose, Park Street takes 43 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 Primrose, Park Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Preston and arriving at Clitheroe. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Clitheroe.
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  • Distance: 14.4 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

Preston Bus operates a bus from Preston to Clitheroe hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to Clitheroe once a week. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Clitheroe
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Clitheroe
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road to Primrose, Park Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Clitheroe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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