There are 4 ways to get from Ambleside to Kendal by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Kendal, Union Street (Windermere Road junction) 555 / ...

$5 - $9

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Line 555 bus, train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) 555
  2. Take the train from Windermere to Kendal

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ambleside to Kendal 13.2 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Ambleside to Kendal 13.2 miles

$2 - $5

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) and arriving at Kendal, Union Street (Windermere Road junction). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Ambleside and Kendal is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ambleside to Kendal without a car is to bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Kendal, Union Street (Windermere Road junction) takes 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Ambleside to Kendal bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) station.

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Ambleside to Kendal bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Kendal, Union Street (Windermere Road junction) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambleside to Kendal is 13 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Ambleside to Kendal.

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  • Distance: 11.4 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Ambleside, England and Kendal, England?

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Ambleside to Kendal every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 40 min. National Express also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Kendal, Union Street (Windermere Road junction)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ambleside, bus interchange (opposite library) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
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 Ambleside to Kendal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ambleside to Kendal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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