Preston to Blackpool train

Cheap train tickets from Preston to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£4

Average

£4

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Northern Rail
13:35Preston0h34 14:09Blackpool
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£41One-way
Northern Rail
16:34Preston0h35 17:09Blackpool
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£41One-way
Northern Rail
10:35Preston0h34 11:09Blackpool
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£41One-way

Train schedule Preston to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 27 May
Northern Rail
10:35Preston0h34 11:09Blackpool
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Northern Rail
13:35Preston0h34 14:09Blackpool
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Northern Rail
16:34Preston0h35 17:09Blackpool
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Fastest train times from Preston to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

34 m

Average

34 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

23 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Preston for Blackpool every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
10:35Preston0h34 11:09Blackpool
0 changes
£41One-way
Northern Rail
13:35Preston0h34 14:09Blackpool
0 changes
£41One-way
Northern Rail
16:34Preston0h35 17:09Blackpool
0 changes
£41One-way

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Overview: Train from Preston to Blackpool

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
durationAverage train duration21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£4 (€4)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Preston to Blackpool cover the 14 miles (22 km) long trip taking on average 21 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £4, but the average price of train tickets is £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Blackpool North.

Trains from Preston to Blackpool

Trains from Preston to Blackpool are operated by Northern Rail. The direct journey takes approximately 30 minutes with trains departing from two to six times an hour. The first train leaves at around 6:30 a.m. while the last departure is just after midnight. The service commences later on Sundays.

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

Departure Station: Preston Station is a busy major terminal on the West Coast Main Line. It is located in the heart of the city and is just a short distance from the River Ribble. The station has both a car park and bicycle storage facilities while a taxi rank and bus stops for local services are outside the main entrance.

Arrival Station: Trains from Preston to Blackpool arrive at Blackpool North Station which is conveniently located for both the town centre, the beach and its tourist attractions. A taxi rank and bus stops are situated outside the main entrance while the antique Blackpool Tramway is a few hundred metres away. There is a car park at the station.

Travel Tips: Trains from Preston to Blackpool

Travel by train 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.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Blackpool from Preston for the next 7 days starting from £4  one way.
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Preston to Blackpool train prices are on average £4  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Preston and Blackpool via train to be approximately 14 miles (22 km).
On average the train from Preston to Blackpool duration is 21 min  for the 14 miles (22 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Preston   to Blackpool North.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Preston, is located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Preston.

The most popular arrival train station, Blackpool North, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre of Blackpool.

For the best Preston to Blackpool train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Blackpool from Preston to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Preston to Blackpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Preston at 05: 31. The last train leaves from Preston at 22: 51. Check Omio for the latest train times from Preston to Blackpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find a train to Blackpool from Preston to cost on average £4 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Preston to Blackpool train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Preston
Blackpool
The major railway station for departures from Preston is Preston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Preston for your trip to Blackpool from Preston.

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