There are 4 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kendal by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$43 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) 888
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Kendal, Weavers Court 555

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) B66
  2. Take the bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn 502

$31

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kendal 89.5 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kendal is to bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kendal is to drive which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £14 - £21.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Kendal is 102 km. The road distance is 143 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kendal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) and arriving at Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn via Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Newcastle and arriving at Kendal via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Kendal, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kendal via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Kendal via Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Bus operators
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange (Gateshead Bus Interchange/metro Station) to Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank)
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
jhcoaches.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports & Social Club (was HSBC Bank) to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Coach Station to Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station (K) (Booths Supermarket) to Kendal, Weavers Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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