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Coach Information to Blackpool from Preston

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Preston to Blackpool cover the 14 miles (22 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.

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Preston to Blackpool with National Express

Travel between Preston and Blackpool on National Express coaches with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

National Express

Taking the coach with National Express is a great way to travel from Preston to Blackpool! National Express is the UK’s leading coach operator with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express coach tickets from Preston to Blackpool, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Preston to Blackpool trip on Omio. You can expect to travel around 14 miles (22 km) between Preston and Blackpool on a National Express coach.

All National Express coaches have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long route. You can select from three ticket options for the Preston to Blackpool coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from Preston to Blackpool, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Coaches from Preston to Blackpool

Taking coaches from Preston to Blackpool is a quick and direct journey of between 35 minutes and 50 minutes as well as being a relaxing and cost-effective way of travelling. There are seven departures a day on a timetable that operates seven days a week. Coaches start their journey at Preston Tithebarn Street Coach Station, which is near Carlisle Street, and complete their journey at Blackpool Central Coach Station, near the seafront.

Which coach companies travel from Preston to Blackpool?

Coaches to Blackpool from Preston are operated by the large part-British, part-multinational owned National Express. Along with its subsidiaries, it provides an extensive network of coach routes across the United Kingdom and Europe. Its modern coaches have onboard services such as air conditioning or heating, ample luggage space, WiFi and toilets.

How long is the coach from Preston to Blackpool?

All coaches from Preston to Blackpool are direct. Their journey times range from 35 minutes to approximately 50 minutes.

How many coaches are there from Preston to Blackpool?

There are seven coaches a day running from Preston to Blackpool. A similar timetable is in place seven days a week with departures starting in the early morning and continuing at regular intervals throughout the day until mid-evening.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Preston to Blackpool?

Departure bus station: All departures of coaches from Preston to Blackpool leave from Preston Tithebarn Coach Station near Carlisle Street. It is located a short distance to the east of the city centre and is part of Preston's transport network of local buses. When the coach station opened in1969, it was the largest one in Europe. Now a listed building, it is a striking example of 20th-century Brutalist architecture. The station interior has recently been refurbished and now has facilities that include car parking, taxi ranks, cafes, toilets, WiFi and waiting areas.

Arrival bus station: All coaches to Blackpool from Preston complete their journey at Blackpool Central Coach Station. The centre of Blackpool is just a seven to ten-minute walk from the coach station while Blackpool Railway Station is approximately one mile away. The town centre can also be reached by taxi or local bus. Among the facilities at Blackpool Central Coach Station are WiFi, toilets, waiting areas and payphones, while coffee bars and fast food outlets are nearby.

Travel Tips

Buses from Preston to Blackpool
Take the bus to Blackpool easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Preston to Blackpool.
How many miles is it from Preston to Blackpool by coach?
You should expect to travel around 14 miles (22 km)  between Preston and Blackpool by coach.
When travelling by coach from Preston to Blackpool, which coach station in Preston do I depart from and which coach station in Blackpool do I arrive in?

When taking the coach from Preston to Blackpool, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Bus Station (Stand 23) and Preston, Carlisle Street. Your route can end in coach stations such as Blackpool, Topping Street and Blackpool, Central Coach Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Preston   and arrive in Blackpool, Topping Street.

Where do I find the Preston coach station to Blackpool? Where is the Blackpool coach station?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Preston, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Preston. The most popular arrival coach station in Blackpool, called Blackpool, Topping Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can take me between Preston and Blackpool?
For the route from Preston to Blackpool you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Preston to Blackpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Preston Train Station
Preston, Lancashire