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.
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
The Bus Station is located at:
Preston Bus Station
Visit Lancashire County Council's Bus Services web pages 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.
Timetable leaflets are available from a wide range of public buildings including:
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).
On request the county council will produce large print versions of any leaflet or translate leaflets into other commonly used languages free of charge.
The following bus operators offer information of bus routes, any changes to services, ticket and bus pass offers, and more.
Stagecoach Northwest site
John Fishwick & Sons
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:
See Taxi Ranks for location of Preston City Council taxi ranks.
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: Call 0845 600 1159
Virgin Trains: Call 08457 222 333
Transpennine Express: Call 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:
Map showing location of bus station, train station and Park and Rides in Preston.
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