There are 5 ways to get from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 24 bus, train  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from Thornton, Meadows Ave to Poulton-le-Fylde, St Chads Church 24
  2. Take the train from Poulton-le-Fylde to Preston

£5 - £23

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Bus  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Thornton, Meadows Avenue to Preston City Centre, Ring Way The Courts 75

Line 14 bus, line 68 bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Thornton, Meadows Ave to Blackpool Town Centre, Corporation Street CO1 14
  2. Take the line 68 bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Market Street to University, 53 Degrees 61 / ...

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston 18.1 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston 18.1 miles

£3 - £5

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The cheapest way to get from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thornton, Meadows Avenue and arriving at Preston City Centre, Ring Way The Courts. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.

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The distance between Thornton-Cleveleys and Preston is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston without a car is to line 24 bus and train which takes 38 min and costs £5 - £23.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston, including transfers.

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Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston bus services, operated by Preston Bus, depart from Thornton, Meadows Avenue station.

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Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston bus services, operated by Preston Bus, arrive at Preston City Centre, Ring Way The Courts station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston.

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There are 1311+ hotels available in Preston. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 15.2 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Thornton-Cleveleys, England and Preston, England?

Preston Bus operates a bus from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston every 3 hours, and the journey takes 1h 9m.

Train operators
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Poulton-le-Fylde to Preston
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £23
Bus operators
Catch22bus Ltd
Bus from Thornton, Meadows Ave to Poulton-le-Fylde, St Chads Church
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Thornton, Meadows Avenue to Preston City Centre, Ring Way The Courts
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Preston Bus
Blackpool Transport
Phone
01253 473001
Email
enquiries@blackpooltransport.com
Website
blackpooltransport.com
Bus from Thornton, Meadows Ave to Blackpool Town Centre, Corporation Street CO1
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4
Schedules at
blackpooltransport.com
Stagecoach Merseyside &
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Market Street to University, 53 Degrees
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Other operators
Taxi from Thornton-Cleveleys to Preston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Whiteside Taxis
Phone
+44 1253 711 611
Website
whitesidetaxis.co.uk
Premier Taxis
Phone
+44 1253 401 000
Website
premier401000.com
C Cabs
Phone
+44 1253 292 929
Website
ccabs.net
Blackpool 24/7 Taxis
Phone
+44 1253 777 222

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