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There are 4 ways to get from Preston to Walkden by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Walkden

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Bus, train  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange 59 / ...
  2. Take the train from Blackburn to Walkden

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Walkden 25.2 miles

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Walkden 25.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Walkden is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Walkden is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Preston to Walkden. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Walkden via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Preston and Walkden is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Walkden without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs £10 - £35.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Preston to Walkden, including transfers.

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Preston to Walkden train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Preston station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Walkden is 25 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Preston to Walkden.

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  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a train from Preston to Walkden via Wigan North Western in around 54 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£6 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from Wigan North Western to Walkden
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £9
Train from Blackburn to Walkden
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£18 - £23
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £30
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £16
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Transdev Lancashire Unit
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
transdevbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev Lancashire Unit
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Walkden
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Preston City Taxi
Phone
+44 1772 217 217
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824 000
Website
newcityviptaxis.co.uk
Eagle Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 200 300
Website
eagletaxipreston.co.uk
Ashton Allied Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 734 000
Website
ashtonallied.co.uk
AAA Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 555 444
Website
aaataxispreston.co.uk

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