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Train Information between Preston and Blackpool

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
durationAverage train duration34 min
priceAverage train ticket price£4 (€4)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Preston to Blackpool cover the 14 miles (22 km) long journey taking on average 34 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £4, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £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.
How much do cheap train tickets from Preston to Blackpool cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Blackpool from Preston for as low as £4  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Preston to Blackpool cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Preston to Blackpool train prices are on average £4  one way.
What is the distance between Preston and Blackpool by train?
The Preston to Blackpool train distance is approximately 14 miles (22 km).
How long is the train to Blackpool from Preston?
The train time from Preston to Blackpool is on average 34 min  for the 14 miles (22 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Blackpool from Preston by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Preston and arrival train station in Blackpool?

Omio customers book a train from Preston   to Blackpool North   most frequently for this route.

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

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

Which train providers can get me from Preston to Blackpool?
When taking a train from Preston to Blackpool, you can count on Northern Rail for the best way to get you to Blackpool. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Blackpool from Preston and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there between Preston and Blackpool a day?
On average, there are 50 trains a day from Preston to Blackpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Preston to Blackpool? When does the last train depart from Preston to Blackpool?
You can take the first train from Preston to Blackpool at 07: 30   or take the last train from Preston to Blackpool leaving at 08: 56. Look for the latest Preston Blackpool train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I purchase Preston to Blackpool train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Preston to Blackpool is on average £4 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Preston to Blackpool available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 from Preston to Blackpool.