Preston has a wide range of public transport options available for residents and visitors.
Public transport in the Preston district is co-ordinated by Lancashire County Council. They are also responsible for providing transport to school (where appropriate), information, concessionary travel schemes and more.
The Bus Station is located at:
Preston Bus Station
Visit Lancashire County Council - Bus Services for information on all Lancashire bus services.
Lancashire County Council and Lancashire bus operators jointly fund the county's traveline service on 0871 200 22 33.
This forms part of a national network of that provides up-to-date timetable information on local bus services between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm. Calls are charged at standard rates.
For a list of bus timetables in Lancashire see Lancashire County Council - bus timetables.
Leaflets are either produced by Lancashire County Council (providing details of all buses operating along a particular route) or by the bus operator (providing information about the services they run). Timetable leaflets are available from a wide range of public buildings including:
On request the county council will produce large print versions of any leaflet or translate leaflets into other commonly used languages free of charge. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The following bus operators offer information of bus routes, any changes to services, ticket and bus pass offers, and more:
Not all bus shelters in Preston are owned and maintained by Preston City Council. There are in fact a number of organisations that hold responsibility for various types of shelters including:
For information on taxi ranks and fares please see Taxis in Preston.
Preston train station is located at:
Preston Train Station
Below is information on the main rail operators within the Preston district - visit their websites to order tickets, find out about special offers, disabled and group travel, download timetables and more.
Northern Rail (0845 600 1159)
Virgin Trains (08457 222 333)
Transpennine Express (0845 600 1671)
Below you will find links to airports which are local to Preston. Visit their website to find out live flight information:
Please see the links below for national travel information on buses, coaches, trains and planes:
Community Transport services provide accessible transport across Lancashire for people who are unable to use conventional public transport or live too far away from an ordinary bus route. The service is delivered by community transport groups and voluntary car schemes.
In the city centre, Preston Community Transport is based at:
Preston Community Transport
Tel. 01772 204667
Map showing location of bus station, train station and Park and Rides in Preston.
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