There are 9 ways to get from Bath to Kendal by train, bus, car or plane

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$153 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Kendal National Express

$30 - $41

7 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

$112 - $184

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Kendal 245 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$96 - $322

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  3. Take the train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
  4. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Oxenholme Lake District

$176 - $366

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$110 - $300

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$185 - $452

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  4. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$136 - $405

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

You can take a train from Bath to Kendal via Bristol Temple Meads, Birmingham New Street, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 6 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to Kendal via Bristol, Bus Station, Bristol, and Birmingham in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $16
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $25
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $11
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Train from Bath Spa to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Train from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Kendal
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bath to Kendal?

The distance between Bath and Kendal is 329 km. The road distance is 392 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bath to Kendal?

The cheapest way to get from Bath to Kendal is to bus which costs £21 - £30 and takes 9 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bath to Kendal?

The quickest way to get from Bath to Kendal is to drive which takes 4 h 3 min and costs £35 - £55.

Is there a direct train between Bath and Kendal?

No, there is no direct train from Bath to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Bath Spa and arriving at Kendal via Bristol Temple Meads, Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bath and Kendal?

No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings and arriving at Kendal via Bristol and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Bath to Kendal?

It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Bath to Kendal, including transfers.