Preston to Blackpool bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Preston to Blackpool

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The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Preston to Blackpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

National Express
06:450h35
Preston
07:20Blackpool
£81One-way
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Bus timetablePreston to Blackpool

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National Express
06:450h35
Preston
07:20Blackpool
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Bus times from Preston to Blackpool

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Fastest Journey

35 m

Average

35 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

23 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Preston for Blackpool every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

National Express
06:450h35
Preston
07:20Blackpool
£81One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from Preston to Blackpool

distanceDistance14 miles
durationAverage coach duration35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesNorthern Rail (3) or National Express

Coaches from Preston to Blackpool cover the 14 miles long journey taking on average 35 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3) or National Express. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £8, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston, Bus Station and arrive in Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road.

Coach companies: National Express and Northern Rail (3) Preston to Blackpool

You can travel by coach between Preston and Blackpool with National Express and Northern Rail (3) for as low as £3. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Preston and Blackpool, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Coach information from Preston to Blackpool with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: £7
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

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.

FAQs: Preston to Blackpool coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Preston to Blackpool with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Preston to Blackpool.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Preston to Blackpool can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Preston to Blackpool is £8; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Preston to Blackpool coach travel time is 35 min   for the 14 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Preston to Blackpool leaves at 05: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Preston to Blackpool leaves at 06: 45.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Preston to Blackpool without having to change trains with Northern Rail (3) or National Express. There is 1 direct coach from Preston to Blackpool each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a coach from Preston to Blackpool, you can count on Northern Rail (3) or National Express for the best way to get you to Blackpool. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Preston and Blackpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When departing from Preston, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Sir Tom Finney Way (PNE Deepdale Stadium) and Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station). When arriving in Blackpool, you can end your journey in coach stations like Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road, Blackpool, Central Coach Station and Blackpool, Abingdon Street / Deansgate.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Preston, Bus Station, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Blackpool, Talbot Road / Dickson Road, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Blackpool from Preston is worth doing with a journey time of 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from Preston to Blackpool is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Blackpool from Preston including taking a train or coach.

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