There are 5 ways to get from Preston to Ramsbottom by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Accrington
  2. Take the bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Ramsbottom, East Lancs Railway (Natwest Bank) X41

$11 - $14

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Bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 39) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 59 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) to Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street) 7 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Ramsbottom, East Lancs Railway (Natwest Bank) X41

$14

Line 125 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 125 bus from Preston City Centre, Grimshaw Street to Bolton Interchange 125

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Ramsbottom 24.3 miles

$85 - $110

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 £3 - £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 station to Ramsbottom. However, there are services departing from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 39) and arriving at Ramsbottom, East Lancs Railway (Natwest Bank) via Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) and Accrington, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 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 bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £8 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Preston to Ramsbottom, including transfers.

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Preston to Ramsbottom bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 39).

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Preston to Ramsbottom bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, arrive at Ramsbottom, East Lancs Railway (Natwest Bank) station.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Ramsbottom.
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  • Distance: 17.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 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, Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station), Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street), and Accrington, Bus Station in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Ramsbottom, East Lancs Railway (Natwest Bank)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 28) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) to Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 39) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Grimshaw Street to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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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