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

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Recommended option

Train, line 481 bus, bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Blackburn
  2. Take the line 481 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Haslingden, Health Centre 481
  3. Take the bus from Haslingden, Health Centre to Ramsbottom, East Lancs Railway X41

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Ramsbottom 24.3 miles

$85 - $110

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Line 59 bus, line 481 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Preston City Centre, Church Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 59
  2. Take the line 481 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Shuttleworth, Nero St 481

Line 152 bus, line 481 bus, bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange 152
  2. Take the line 481 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Haslingden, Health Centre 481
  3. Take the bus from Haslingden, Health Centre to Ramsbottom, East Lancs Railway X41

Train, line 1 tram, bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the line 1 tram from Market Street to Prestwich 1
  3. Take the bus from Prestwich, Bury New Rd to Ramsbottom, St Paul's Church X41

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Ramsbottom 24.3 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Ramsbottom is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Ramsbottom is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Preston to Ramsbottom. However, there are services departing from Preston City Centre, Church Street and arriving at Shuttleworth, Nero St via Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Preston and Ramsbottom is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Ramsbottom without a car is to train and line 481 bus and bus which takes 2 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Preston to Ramsbottom, including transfers.

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Preston to Ramsbottom bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Preston City Centre, Church Street station.

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Preston to Ramsbottom bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, arrive at Shuttleworth, Nero St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Ramsbottom is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Preston to Ramsbottom.

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There are 767+ hotels available in Ramsbottom. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Ramsbottom.
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  • Distance: 17.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Preston to Ramsbottom via Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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 Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Market Street to Prestwich
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Haslingden, Health Centre
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Shuttleworth, Nero St
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
rossobus.com
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Haslingden, Health Centre to Ramsbottom, East Lancs Railway
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Prestwich, Bury New Rd to Ramsbottom, St Paul's Church
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Church Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Ramsbottom
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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