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Overview: Coach from Preston to Blackpool

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

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

Coach companies: National Express Preston to Blackpool

Find the best trip from Preston to Blackpool with Omio's coach partners National Express! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Preston - Blackpool coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Preston and Blackpool:

    • 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.

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    What is the distance to Blackpool from Preston by coach?

    The distance between Preston and Blackpool by coach is approximately 14 miles (22 km).

    Which coach station in Preston goes to Blackpool? Which coach station do I come into Blackpool from Preston?

    There are a few coach stations in Preston to start your route from including Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station) and Preston, Bus Station (Stand 5). In Blackpool you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Blackpool, Blackpool, Topping Street and Blackpool, Central Coach Station.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Preston   and arrive in Blackpool.

    Where is the departure coach station in Preston located? Where is the arrival coach station in Blackpool located?

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from Preston and travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Blackpool and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (936 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Blackpool.

    Which coach companies can get me from Preston to Blackpool?

    Take the Preston to Blackpool coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip between Preston and Blackpool as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.