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

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Line 481 bus, bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 481 bus from Rawtenstall, Magistrates Court (RAWTENSTALL Court) to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) 481
  2. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 59 / ...

$10

Cheapest option

Line 464 bus, train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 464 bus from Waterfoot, Lench Road (Bacup Road) to Accrington, Arrival Stand (Bus station) 464
  2. Take the train from Accrington to Preston

$10 - $13

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Bus, train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Burnham Gate, Railway Station (Manchester Road / Railway Stn) X43 / ...
  2. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston

$12 - $16

Bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Burnley, Bus Station X43 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152

$13

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rossendale to Preston 23.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Rossendale to Preston 23.3 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Rossendale to Preston is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rossendale to Preston is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rossendale to Preston. However, there are services departing from Rawtenstall, Magistrates Court (RAWTENSTALL Court) and arriving at Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand via Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Rossendale and Preston is 18 miles. The road distance is 23.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rossendale to Preston without a car is to line 481 bus and bus which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Rossendale to Preston, including transfers.

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Rossendale to Preston bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, depart from Rawtenstall, Magistrates Court (RAWTENSTALL Court) station.

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Rossendale to Preston bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rossendale to Preston is 23 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Rossendale to Preston.

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The nearest airport to Preston is Liverpool (LPL) Airport which is 30.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include Manchester (MAN) (32.9 miles), Leeds Bradford (LBA) (43.5 miles), Isle Of Man (IOM) (82.1 miles) and East Midlands (EMA) (86.6 miles).

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There are 1056+ hotels available in Preston. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rossendale to Preston.
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  • Distance: 18.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Rossendale to Preston via Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) and Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station in around 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Accrington to Preston
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Rawtenstall, Magistrates Court (RAWTENSTALL Court) to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Waterfoot, Lench Road (Bacup Road) to Accrington, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bus Station to Burnham Gate, Railway Station (Manchester Road / Railway Stn)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bus Station to Burnley, Red Lion Street School Stop
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Burnham Gate, Railway Station (Manchester Road / Railway Stn)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rossendale to Preston
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com

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