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There are 6 ways to get from Preston to Clitheroe by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Clitheroe

$8 - $12

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Train via Blackburn  •  1 h 26 min

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

$8 - $13

4 alternative options

Line 280 bus  •  43 min

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

Bus, line 22 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 152 / ...
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Primrose, Park Street 22

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Clitheroe 17.5 miles

$60 - $80

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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road and arriving at Primrose, Park Street. Services depart every two hours, 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 twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 41 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 best way to get from Preston to Clitheroe without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £6 - £9.

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The train from Preston to Clitheroe takes 41 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Preston to Clitheroe bus services, operated by Preston Bus, depart from Preston City Centre, Lancaster Road station.

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

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The best way to get from Preston to Clitheroe is to train which takes 41 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 280 bus, which costs and takes 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Clitheroe.
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  • Distance: 14.4 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to Clitheroe twice a week. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, Preston Bus operates a bus from Preston to Clitheroe every 2 hours, and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Clitheroe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $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 - $6
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
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Primrose, Park Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Clitheroe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$60 - $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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Preston to Clitheroe bus services, operated by Preston Bus, arrive at Primrose, Park Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Clitheroe is 17 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Preston to Clitheroe.

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