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There are 4 ways to get from Preston to Middlebrook by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Horwich Parkway

£6 - £12

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Rideshare  •  35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lostock Hall to Horwich 16.6 miles


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Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Middlebrook 18.6 miles

£40 - £55

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Middlebrook 18.6 miles

£3 - £5

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Middlebrook is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Middlebrook is to train which costs £6 - £12 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Preston and arriving at Horwich Parkway. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Preston and Middlebrook is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Middlebrook without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs £6 - £12.

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The train from Preston to Horwich Parkway takes 21 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Preston to Middlebrook train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Horwich Parkway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Middlebrook is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Preston to Middlebrook.

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  • Distance: 14.3 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to Horwich Parkway every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £6 - £12 and the journey takes 21 min.

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Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Lostock Hall to Horwich
Ave. Duration
35 min
Twice daily
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Taxi from Preston to Middlebrook
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Preston City Taxi
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Preston and Middlebrook. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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