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
Lowest train price from £7.00
Average train price £8.00

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.

We found trains from £7.00 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Blackpool to Preston train tickets

from £7.00 MORE 0h26m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £4.00 MORE 0h33m

Blackpool - Preston prices calendar

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Blackpool - Preston: the best time to book cheap trains

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Booking your ticket in advance is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. Yet, as you can notice in the graph above, the cost of train tickets Blackpool to Preston do not tend to change a lot and cost £7.

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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Blackpool
Pleasure Beach
Preston
£7.00 19/01/2020 17:18 1 month ago
Blackpool
Pleasure Beach
Preston
£7.00 19/01/2020 12:18 1 month ago
Blackpool
North
Preston
£7.70 19/01/2020 12:24 1 month ago
Blackpool
North
Preston
£7.70 19/01/2020 17:00 1 month ago
Blackpool
North
Preston
£7.70 19/01/2020 08:12 1 month ago
Blackpool
North
Preston
£7.70 19/01/2020 08:21 1 month ago
Blackpool
North
Preston
£7.70 19/01/2020 12:17 1 month ago
Blackpool
North
Preston
£7.70 19/01/2020 17:17 1 month ago
Blackpool
North
Preston
£7.70 19/01/2020 12:20 1 month ago
Blackpool
North
Preston
£7.70 19/01/2020 17:20 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Blackpool Preston train

Discount Blackpool - Preston train tickets

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 £7.62 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £7.62: £88/£7.62 = 11.55. You will need to make approximately 12 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 £7.62 £5.08 £2.54 11.58

(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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