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

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Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

£36 - £87

Cheapest option

Train, line 555 bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Barnsley to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carnforth
  3. Take the line 555 bus from Carnforth, station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn 755 / ...

£25 - £37

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Kendal National Express

£28 - £38

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Barnsley to Kendal 93.9 miles

£15 - £23

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The cheapest way to get from Barnsley to Kendal is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Barnsley to Kendal is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barnsley to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange and arriving at Kendal via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barnsley to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Barnsley and arriving at Kendal via Sheffield, Manchester Piccadilly and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Barnsley and Kendal is 75 miles. The road distance is 93.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Barnsley to Kendal without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs £35 - £90.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Barnsley to Kendal, including transfers.

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Barnsley to Kendal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street.

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Barnsley to Kendal train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Barnsley to Kendal is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs £35 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 6h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Barnsley to Kendal.
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  • Distance: 74.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

You can take a train from Barnsley to Kendal via Sheffield, Manchester Piccadilly, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 4h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barnsley to Kendal via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 6h 4m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barnsley to Leeds
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
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National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Kendal
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £19
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National Express

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Barnsley to Kendal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Kendal station.

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Barnsley to Kendal train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barnsley to Kendal is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Barnsley to Kendal.

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