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Duration 1h 55m
Distance 62.9 miles
Average price £29
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Kendal and Bolton takes 1h 55m and the fastest train takes 1h 18m. There is a train service every few hours from Kendal to Bolton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Preston

  1. Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Preston
  3. Bolton
1h 42m
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£20 - £74

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No, there is no direct train from Kendal to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at Bolton via Oxenholme Lake District and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Kendal and Bolton is 53 miles. The road distance is 62.9 miles.

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Kendal to Bolton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Kendal to Bolton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Bolton station.

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What companies run services between Kendal and Bolton?

You can take a train from Kendal to Bolton via Oxenholme Lake District and Preston in around 1h 42m.
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Train from Preston to Bolton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Bolton
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £26
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Preston to Bolton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £15

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