Preston to Blackpool train

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Cheap train tickets from Preston to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Cheapest

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

Northern Rail
07:470h22
Preston
08:09Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:460h23
Preston
09:09Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:350h22
Preston
08:57Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
16:490h36
Preston
17:25Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
06:410h24
Preston
07:05Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePreston to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 July
Northern Rail
07:470h22
Preston
08:09Blackpool
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:350h22
Preston
08:57Blackpool
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:460h23
Preston
09:09Blackpool
0 changes
Northern Rail
16:490h36
Preston
17:25Blackpool
0 changes
Northern Rail
21:490h36
Preston
22:25Blackpool
0 changes

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Train times from Preston to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Fastest Journey

22 m

Average

27 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

23 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Preston for Blackpool every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
07:470h22
Preston
08:09Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:350h22
Preston
08:57Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
08:460h23
Preston
09:09Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
06:410h24
Preston
07:05Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
16:490h36
Preston
17:25Blackpool
£41One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Preston to Blackpool

distanceDistance14 miles
durationAverage train duration20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£4 (€5)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains

Trains from Preston to Blackpool cover the 14 miles long journey taking on average 20 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £3, but the average price of train tickets is £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Blackpool North.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3) and Virgin Trains trains Preston to Blackpool

Travel from Preston to Blackpool from £3 with Omio’s train partners Northern Rail (3) and Virgin Trains! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Preston to Blackpool train information:

  • Average Duration: 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £10
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 2 a day

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.

FAQs: Preston to Blackpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from Preston 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
Cheap train tickets from Preston to Blackpool can start from as little as £3 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Preston to Blackpool is £4; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Preston to Blackpool is 20 min   to travel the 14 mile long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Preston to Blackpool leaves at 05: 41. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Preston to Blackpool leaves at 22: 57.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Preston to Blackpool without having to change trains with Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. There are 25 direct trains from Preston to Blackpool each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Preston to Blackpool, you can count on Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Blackpool. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Preston to Blackpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 57.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Preston, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Blackpool North, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Blackpool from Preston is worth doing with a journey time of 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Preston to Blackpool is November.
You have options as you can travel to Blackpool from Preston 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Preston and Blackpool

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Blackpool
Preston is the most popular Preston railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Preston for your journey to Blackpool.
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