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This is a list of bus routes in Lancashire. The major bus operators in the Lancashire area is Stagecoach North West, who run as Stagecoach in Cumbria, Stagecoach in Lancaster, Stagecoach in Lancashire and Stagecoach in Preston (including former Preston Bus services). Stagecoach run the majority of services in Chorley, Lancaster, Morecambe and Preston.

Other major operators in Lancashire are Transdev's Lancashire operations, Burnley and Pendle and Lancashire United who run services in the Blackburn, Burnley and Hyndburn areas, Rossendale Transport in the major operator in the Rossendale area and Arriva North West, who runs services in the Ormskirk and Skelmersdale areas. Blackpool Transport is the only municipal bus company in Lancashire and are responsible for the majority of bus services plus tram services in Blackpool

There are several independent operators based in Lancashire, who run a combination of tendered and commercial bus services, including Blue Bus, John Fishwick & Sons, King Travel, M & M Coaches and Tyrer Bus.

There are also several operators based outside of Lancashire who either run services wholly within the area or services which start from outside the area. Companies include the two neighbouring First Group companies, First Manchester and First West Yorkshire, plus Cumfybus, Fairway Travel, Pennine Motor Travel, Strawberry and Stagecoach's Merseyside operations.[1].



No Operator(s) From To Via Notes
Stagecoach in Lancashire Chorley Coppull
1 Stagecoach in Preston Longridge Preston Grimsargh
1 M & M Coaches Oswaldtwistle Clayton-le-Moors Accrington
Lancashire United Darwen Accrington Blackburn, Intack, Stanhill (1B), Oswaldtwistle (1A/1B) SpotOn Route
1 Burnley and Pendle Stoops Estate Todmorden Burnley, Pike Hill Starship Route. Pike Hill-Todmorden section runs weekdays only
1 Blackpool Transport Blackpool Airport Fleetwood Blackpool, Cleveleys
1A Burnley and Pendle Burnley Burnley Pike Hill, Worsthorne, Brownhill Starship Route
Burnley and Pendle Burnley Burnley Stoops Estate, Bleak House, Summit Starship Circular Routes. Service 6B runs in opposite direction
2 Burnley and Pendle Worsthorne Higherford Burnley, Kibble Bank, Nelson Starship Route
Stagecoach in Lancaster Heysham Lancaster University Morecambe, Lancaster
Stagecoach in Preston Preston Southport (2) Longton, Tarleton, Hesketh Bank (2), Burscough (2B)
Ormskirk (2B)
Lancashire United Darwen Blackburn Chapels, Blackamoor, Royal Blackburn Hospital SpotOn Route
2 Blackpool Transport Wesham Cleveleys Kirkham, Lytham, St Annes, Blackpool, Victoria Hospital
2C Blackpool Transport South Shore Knott End Blackpool, Victoria Hospital, Poulton
3 Burnley and Pendle Ightenhill Marsden Park Burnley, Burnley General Hospital, Harle Syke, Nelson Starship Route
Tyrer Bus Towneley Burnley
J & S Travel Longridge (3) Blackburn Ribchester (3), Wilpshire
Blackpool Transport Mereside Cleveleys Blackpool, Bispham
Stagecoach in Lancashire Chorley Blackrod Adlington Circulars
Stagecoach in Preston Preston Penwortham Broadgate (3A/3B)
Clive Road (3A)
New Longton (3B)
Stagecoach in Lancaster Heysham (4) Lancaster University (3, 4) Morecambe, Bare, Lancaster
Lancashire United Feniscowles (3) Blackburn Mill Hill SpotOn Route
Leyburn Road (4)
4 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Chipping Whittingham, Longridge
4 Stagecoach in Lancashire Chorley Great Knowley Little Knowley
Lancashire United (Weekdays)
Rossendale Transport (Saturdays)
Accrington Oswaldtwistle, Merlin Drive Circulars. Service 4A runs in opposite direction
Burnley and Pendle Rosegrove Nelson Burnley, Burnley General Hospital, Harle Syke Starship Route
Lancashire United (Weekdays)
King Travel (Saturdays)
Accrington Accrington Dill Hall, Spring Hill, Pendleton Avenue
5 Stagecoach in Lancashire Longridge Clitheroe Ribchester, Whalley
5 Stagecoach in Lancaster Overton Carnforth Morecambe, Bolton-le-Sands
5 Blackpool Transport Victoria Hospital Halfway House Blackpool
Lancashire United Blackburn Outer Circle
Stagecoach in Lancaster Morecambe (6A) Lancaster Westgate 6 runs only twice Monday-Saturday evenings (starts at Westgate)
6 Blackpool Transport Mereside Grange Park Blackpool
6 Burnley and Pendle Burnley Bleak House Summit Starship Route
Lancashire United Accrington Blackburn Clayton-le-Moors, Great Harwood, Rishton SpotOn Route
7 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Brookfield Garstang Rd
7 Stagecoach in Lancashire Chorley Croston Eccleston
7 Stagecoach in Lancaster Lancaster Lancaster Vale Estate, Lancaster, Marsh
7 Blackpool Transport Cleveleys Wesham Bispham, Blackpool, St Annes, Lytham, Freckleton, Kirkham
8 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Moor Nook Ribbleton Avenue
Lancashire United (Weekdays)
King Travel (Saturdays)
Accrington Accrington Pendleton Avenue, Spring Hill, Dill Hall
8 Burnley and Pendle Burnley Bacup Weir
Kirkby Londsale Mini Coaches St Chads Hala Ryelands, Lancaster
8C Elite Minibus Services Garstang Calder Vale
8K Elite Minibus Services Garstang Knott End
8S Elite Minibus Services Garstang Scorton
M & M Coaches Accrington Barnfield Circulars. Service 19 runs in opposite direction
9 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Moor Nook New Hall Lane
9 Kirkby Londsale Mini Coaches Lancaster Farndale Road Primrose, Bowerham
Lancashire United Blackburn Blackburn Wensley Fold, Revidge, Lammack SpotOn Circular Routes. Service 9A runs in opposite direction.
10 Tyrer Bus Burnley Healey Wood
10 Stagecoach in Lancaster Lancaster Ridge Estate Freehold
Stagecoach in Lancashire Chorley Chorley Astley Village, Chorley Hospital, Eaves Lane Circulars. Service 11 runs in opposite direction
10 Blackpool Transport Blackpool Common Edge
11 Lancashire United (Weekdays)
Rossendale Transport (Saturdays)
Accrington Fern Gore
11 Rossendale Transport Rawtenstall Helmshore Haslingden
11 Blackpool Transport Cleveleys Lytham Bispham, Blackpool, St Annes
11 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Ribbleton (Gammull Lane) Ribbleton Avenue
11A Stagecoach in Lancashire Chorley Chorley Eaves Lane Circular
12 M & M Coaches Accrington Baxenden Woodnook
12 Rossendale Transport Rawtenstall Balladen
12 Blackpool Transport Cleveleys Lytham Bispham, Blackpool, St Annes
Lancashire United Newfield Drive Blackburn Higher Croft SpotOn Route
13 Lancashire United Mellor Brook Blackburn Mellor, Lammack, Revidge SpotOn Route
14 Lancashire United Sunnybower Blackburn Little Harwood SpotOn Route
14 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Holme Slack (Fairfax Road)
14 Blackpool Transport Fleetwood St Annes Thornton, Blackpool
15 Blackpool Transport Staining Poulton Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, Bispham, Carleton
Darwen Coach Services Blackburn Blackburn Darwen, Hoddlesden Circulars. Service 15C runs in opposite direction
16 Stagecoach in Lancashire Chorley Euxton
16 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Farringdon Park New Hall Ln
16 Tyrer Bus Colne Bunker Hill Lenches
16 Blackpool Transport Blackpool Cleveleys Mereside, Victoria Hospital, Thornton
Darwen Coach Services Blackburn Blackburn Park Lee Hospital, Royal Blackburn Hospital Circulars. Service 16C runs in opposite direction
Lancashire United Shadsworth (17/17A) Blackburn Audley Range SpotOn Routes
Accrington via Oswaldtwistle (18)
18 Stagecoach in Lancashire Chorley Lower Burgh
18 C & E Private Hire Colne Broken Banks
18 Kirkby Lonsdale Mini Coaches Lancaster Farms Prison
19 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Royal Preston Hospital Deepdale Rd, Watling St Rd Continues as service 22 to Preston
19A Stagecoach in Preston Preston Royal Preston Hospital Deepdale Rd, Watling St Rd
21 Rossendale Transport Bacup Bacup Bacup minibus service
21 M & M Coaches Burnley Padiham Additional journeys on service 21 by Burnley and Pendle's Mainline
22 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Royal Preston Hospital Plungington Rd Continues as service 19 to Preston
23 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Sherwood (Asda) Plungington Rd, Royal Preston Hospital
24 First Manchester Bacup Manchester Piccadilly Whitworth, Rochdale, Royton, Chadderton, New Moston, Newton Heath Peak times only. Full service between Rochdale and Manchester
24 M & M Coaches Burnley Accrington Padiham
Lancashire United Openshaw Drive Blackburn SpotOn Route
Stagecoach in Preston Preston Frenchwood Manchester Rd
Tyrer Bus Barnoldswick Services
31 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Savick
33 Kirkby Londsale Mini Coaches Silverdale Shuttle
35 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Tanterton Lane Ends
J & S Travel Darwen Edgworth (37)
Tockholes (38)
38 Arriva North West St Helens Ormskirk Rainford Two afternoon journeys only. All other journeys run St Helens-Rainford Circular
39 Fairway Travel St Helens Ormskirk Rainford
39 Lancashire United Blackburn Pleasington Cemetery Buncer Lane
Stagecoach in Lancaster Preston Morecambe Garstang, Lancaster
42 Stagecoach in Lancaster Lancaster Blackpool Garstang, Great Eccleston, Poulton-le-Fylde
44 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Ingol
46 M & M Coaches Accrington Blackburn Church
47 Arriva North West Banks Liverpool Paradise Street Churchtown, Southport, Birkdale, Ainsdale, Formby, Ince Blundell, Crosby, Waterloo, Bootle
Stagecoach in Lancaster Lancaster Carnforth (50) Beaumont Green, Halton, Over Kellet (50)
Stagecoach in Lancaster Lancaster Carnforth, The Yealands (55) Hest Bank
Carnforth, The Kellets (55A)
60 M & M Coaches Accrington Great Harwood Clayton-le-Moors
61 M & M Coaches Accrington Blackburn Church, Oswaldtwistle, Intack
61 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Blackpool Kirkham
65 Tyrer Bus Burnley Nelson Padiham, Higham
68 Tyrer Bus Barrowford Nelson
68 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Blackpool Lea, Freckleton, Lytham, St Annes
Tyrer Bus Burnley Burnley Padiham, Clitheroe, Chatburn, Downham, Newchurch, Blacko, Nelson Pendle Witch Hopper. Service 71 runs in opposite direction. Summer Sundays only
74 Stagecoach in Lancashire Larkholme Blackpool Fleetwood, Pheasants Wood, Cleveleys, Thornton, Poulton, Blackpool Victoria Hospital
75 Holmeswood Coaches Ormskirk Ormskirk Town Green, Aughton
75 Cumfybus Preston Blackpool Clifton, Newton, Kirkham, Wrea Green, Weeton, Poulton
76 Coastal Coaches St Annes Blackpool Kirkham, Great Eccelston, Poulton
76 Holmeswood Coaches Ormskirk Ormskirk Scott Estate, Marions Drive
77 Hegarty Travel Preston Wesham Clifton, Lea, Salwick, Kirkham
77 Holmeswood Coaches Ormskirk Tower Hill
79 Bob's Minibus Lamaleach Kirkham Freckleton
Cumfybus Preston Fleetwood Lea, Woodplumpton (82), Elswick, Great Eccleston, Poulton
Stagecoach in Lancaster Lancaster Ingleton (80) Hornby
Kirkby Lonsdale (81, 81A, 81B)
81 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Janice Drive Lane Ends
83 Rossendale Transport Burnley General Hospital Burnley
84 Stagecoach in Lancashire Fleetwood Freeport Blackpool Fleetwood, Cleveleys, Thornton, Poulton, Blackpool Victoria Hospital
86 Stagecoach in Lancashire Fleetwood Knott End Cleveleys, Thornton, Hambleton Wyre Villager
Stagecoach in Preston Preston Lea Larches
Stagecoach in Preston Preston Preston Deepdale, Sherwood (Asda), Royal Preston Hospital, Cottam, Larches, Railway Station PrestonOrbit. Service 88C runs in opposite direction
89 Stagecoach in Lancashire Knott End Lancaster Pilling, Glasson Dock Wyre Villager
Tyrer Bus Colne Brierfield (94) Nelson
97 Tyrer Bus Nelson Valley Mills


No Operator(s) From To Via Notes
109 Fishwick's
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Preston Chorley Leyland
110 Burnley and Pendle Barnoldswick Nelson Earby, Colne
110 Blue Bus Leyland Southport Croston, Tarleton, Banks
111 Fishwick's Leyland, Fishwick's Depot Preston Earnshaw Bridge, Moss Side, Leyland Town Centre, Lostock Hall
112 Holmeswood Coaches Preston Croston Bamber Bridge, Leyland
113 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Wigan Leyland, Standish
114 Stagecoach in Lancashire Preston Chorley Bamber Bridge, Clayton-le-Woods
115 Fishwick's Chorley Preston Chorley Hospital, Leyland, Penwortham
116 Fishwick's Seven Stars Preston Lostock Hall
117 Fishwick's Leyland Preston Clayton Brook, Bamber Bridge, Penwortham
118 J & S Travel Leyland Blackburn Clayton Brook, Brindle, Feniscowles
119 Fishwick's Leyland Chorley Euxton
122 J & S Travel Chorley Withnell Fold
124 Lancashire United
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Chorley Blackburn Brinscall, Abbey Village Evenings and Sundays run by Stagecoach. Other journeys by Lancashire United.
Stagecoach in Lancashire Preston Bolton Bamber Bridge, Chorley, Adlington, Horwich
The Travellers Choice Lancaster Abbeystead Galgate (146), Quernmore (147), Dolphinmore
Stagecoach in Preston Preston Bamber Bridge Gregson Lane
152 Lancashire United Preston Burnley Feniscowles, Blackburn, Padiham


No Operator(s) From To Via Notes
202 Cumfybus Ormskirk Hesketh Bank Bursscough, Rufford, Tartleton
203 Cumfybus Ormskirk Wrightington Hospital Skelmersdale, Roby Mill, Appley Bridge
204 Travel for All Clitheroe Bowland Gisburn, Rimington, Downham, Grindleton
206 Charlton Minicoaches Wigan Wrightington Hospital Roby Mill Tuesdays/Fridays only
215 Pennine Burnley Skipton Brierfield, Nelson, Colne, Earby, Barnoldswick
217 J & S Travel Preston Mellor Nabs Head
215 Pennine Burnley Skipton Brierfield, Nelson, Colne, Earby, Barnoldswick
220 Darwen Coach Services Blackburn Pleasington
223 Darwen Coach Services Blackburn Belmont Tockholes
225 Lancashire United Clitheroe Bolton Whalley, Blackburn, Darwen, Egerton, Astley Bridge
231 M & M Coaches Clitheroe Accrington Whalley, Great Harwood
237 J & S Travel Blackburn Edgworth
241 Tyrer Bus Royal Blackburn Hospital Clitheroe Accrington, Whalley
244 Rossendale Transport Rawtenstall Blackburn Helmshore, Haslingden
273 Rossendale Transport Todmorden Bolton Bacup, Rawtenstall, Edenfield, Ramsbottom, Holcombe Brook, Hawkshaw, Bradshaw, Tonge Moor Rossendale: Monday-Saturday daytime. Arriva: Sunday daytime (Rawtenstall-Bolton)
Arriva North West
Lancashire United Preston Skipton Mellor, Whalley, Clitheroe


No Operator(s) From To Via Notes
300 Arriva North West Liverpool Sir Thomas Street Southport Kirkdale, Stanley Road, Orrell Park, Aintree Racecourse/Station/Retail Park, Ormskirk Road, Maghull, Lydiate, Downholland Cross, Haskayne, Halsall, Shirdley Hill, Kew, Meols Cop Station,
311 Arriva North West Liverpool Sir Thomas Street Skelmersdale Kirkdale, Walton, Rice Lane, Black Bull, Aintree Racecourse/Station/Retail Park, Ormskirk Road, Maghull, Lydiate, Robbins Island, Aughton, Ormskirk, Birch Green
312 Arriva North West Skelmersdale Ashurst Fosters Green, Digmoor, East Gillibrands Circular
313 Arriva North West Skelmersdale War Memorial Upholland Labour Club Skelmersdale Town Centre, East Gillibrands, Digmoor Until 20/03/2010
Old Skelemersdale Wigan Skelmersdale, Digmoor, Upholland From 21/03/2010
314 Lancashire United Darwen East Lancashire Coachbuilders Blackburn
315 Holmeswood Coaches Ormskirk Southport Haskayne, Halsall
319 Stagecoach in Merseyside
Fairway Travel
Southport St Helens Ormskirk, Rainford
Darwen Coach Services Darwen Bromley Cross Edgworth, Hoddlesden (321)
322 Darwen Coach Services Darwen Blackburn
327 Stagecoach in Lancashire Chorley Wrightington Hospital Heskin Tuesdays only
337 J & S Travel Chorley Ormskirk Parbold, Burscough
347 J & S Travel Chorley Southport Euxton, Eccleston, Mawdesley, Rufford
362 Arriva North West Wigan Chorley Standish, Shevington Moor, Coppull Moor, Coppull
Arriva North West Southport (375/385) Wigan Scarisbrick (375/385), Bescar (375), Ormskirk, Old Skelmersdale, Skelmersdale, Orrell, Pemberton


No Operator(s) From To Via Notes
Kirkby Lonsdale Mini Coaches Silverdale Morecambe (430) Carnforth, Hest Bank
Lancaster (435)
431 Battersby Silver Grey Coaches Brookhouse Morecambe Hest Bank
Rossendale Transport Rochdale Wallbank Shawclough Service 466 runs evenings/Sundays only
464 Rossendale Transport Rochdale Accrington Whitworth, Bacup, Rawtenstall, Haslingden
473 Rossendale Transport Water Bury Edgeside, Waterfoot, Rawtenstall, Edenfield, Ramsbottom, Walmersley Evenings/Sundays only
482 Rossendale Transport Edgeside Bury Waterfoot, Rawtenstall, Edenfield, Walmersley
483 Rossendale Transport Burnley Fairfield General Hospital Water, Waterfoot, Rawtenstall, Edenfield, Walmersley
484 Rossendale Transport Accrington Bury Haslingden, Edenfield, Ramsbottom, Walmersley


No Operator(s) From To Via Notes
517 First West Yorkshire Halifax Burnley Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall Saturdays only.
521 M & M Coaches Accrington Burnley Clayton-le-Woods, Padiham
535 Arriva North West Bolton Blackburn (Sunday daytime only) Astley Bridge
First Manchester (Schooldays) Belmont
537 Arriva North West Bolton Edgworth Astley Bridge, Andrew Lane, Dunscar, Bromley Cross
550 Kirkby Lonsdale Mini Coaches Silverdale Kendal Beetham
Stagecoach in Cumbria Keswick Lancaster Ambleside, Windermere, Carnforth
563 Arriva North west Bolton Edgworth Astley Bridge, Bromley Cross Monday-Saturday evenings only
573 Arriva North West Rawtenstall Bolton Edenfield, Ramsbottom, Holcombe Brook, Hawkshaw, Edgworth, Bromley Cross, Tonge Moor Sunday daytime only
589 First West Yorkshire Rochdale Burnley Littleborough, Walsden, Todmorden, Portsmouth
592 First West Yorkshire Halifax Burnley Hebden Bridge, Todmorden, Portsmouth First Overground (Calderdale): Green Line


No Operator(s) From To Via Notes
611 Wigan Buses Wigan Wrightington Hospital Shevington Circular route around Wrightington Hospital. Sunday daytime only.
612 South Lancs Travel Wigan Wrightington Hospital Shevington Circular route around Wrightington Hospital. South Lancs Travel: Monday-Saturday evenings. Wigan Buses: Sunday daytime. Stagecoach: Sunday evenings
Wigan Buses
Stagecoach in Lancashire
614 South Lancs Travel Wigan New Springs Whelley Circular.
Wigan Buses
South Lancs Travel Wigan Wigan Standish, Wrightington Hospital, Gathurst Circulars.
night bus
First Manchester Wigan Upholland Orrell Nightbus
755 Stagecoach in Lancaster Heysham Kendal Morecambe, Carnforth
823 J & S Travel Blackburn Belmont Tockholes

Lettered services

No Operator(s) From To Via Notes
B1 Little Red Bus Slaidburn Settle Tosside
B4 Rossendale Transport Bacup Pennine Road
Tyrer Bus Clitheroe Newton Slaidburn Dunsop Bridge
B12 Travel for All Clitheroe Garstang Chipping
C1 Travel for All
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Low Moor Peel Park Clitheroe
C2 Tyrer Bus
Lancashire United
Clitheroe Grindleton Low Moor, Chatburn
C4 Tyrer Bus Peel Park Clitheroe
Tyrer Bus
Lancashire United
Clitheroe Clitheroe West Bradford, Waddington Circulars. Service C15 runs in opposite direction and by Tyrer Bus only
C25 Stagecoach in Lancashire Clitheroe Blackburn Whalley, Wilpshere
D1 J & S Travel Darwen Sunnyhurst
D3 J & S Travel Darwen Bold
D4 J & S Travel Darwen Birch Hall
D6 J & S Travel Darwen Knowlesley Road
HC2 J & S Travel Darwen Darwen Health Centre
JS2 J & S Travel Darwen Pothouse
L1 Battersby Silver Grey Coaches Carnforth Milnthorpe
Line 1 Strawberry Warrington Skelmersdale St Helens, Billinge
Line 2 Strawberry Wigan Birch Green Upholland, Skelmersdale
Mainline Burnley and Pendle Frequent services (20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29) between Padiham and Colne via Burnley and Nelson with buses running from Padiham to Accrington (23) and Clitheroe (26/27) and from Colne to Trawden (21), Keighley (25), Barnoldswick (28/29) and Skipton (28/29)
N1 Stagecoach in Lancaster Lancaster Lancaster University
Tyrer Bus Clitheroe Nelson Chatburn, Downham, Newchurch, Blacko Pendle Witch Hopper. Service P71 runs in opposite direction.
X2 Stagecoach in Lancashire Preston Liverpool Queen Square Southport, Formby, Crosby, Bootle
X6 Arriva North West Skelmersdale Liverpool Queen Square Walton
X35 First Manchester Stubbins Manchester Piccadilly (terminates) Ramsbottom, Holcombe Brook, Bury, M66 motorway, Heaton Park Limited Stop. Peak times only
Manchester Stevenson Square (Commences from)
X40 Lancashire United Whalley Manchester Chorlton Street Great Harwood, Accrington, Haslingden, Prestwich Peak times only
X41 Lancashire United Great Harwood (Peak times) Manchester Chorlton Street Accrington, Haslingden, Prestwich
Burnley and Pendle Nelson Manchester Chorlton Street Burnley, Rawtenstall, Edenfield (X44), Prestwich
X59 Stagecoach in Preston Preston Blackburn
X61 Stagecoach in Preston Blackpool Manchester Shudehill M55 motorway, Preston, Chorley, Horwich, M61 motorway, Salford
X63 Burnley and Pendle (weekdays)
Tyrer Bus (Saturdays)
Burnley Accrington Hapton


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