Trains from Blackpool to Preston

Blackpool to Preston train information

Blackpool Preston train map

Train duration 0h31m
Arrival Preston, England
Departure Blackpool, England
Distance 14 Miles

There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you are able to see the trains between Blackpool in England to Preston in England as well as the rail company for this route.

There are 14 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Blackpool to Preston is around 0h31m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Preston from Blackpool, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Blackpool to Preston train tickets

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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Blackpool to Preston by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Blackpool - Preston: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Blackpool to Preston in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £7 when buying your seat 3 days in advance which is 1% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Blackpool to Preston trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Blackpool and Preston by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Preston to Blackpool and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to spend less for your Blackpool Preston train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to assess the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Blackpool Preston ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Preston to Blackpool (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Blackpool to Preston train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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