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There are 5 ways to get from Burnley to Kendal by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District

$22 - $59

Cheapest option

Line 152 bus, line 40 bus, line 555 bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station 40 / ...
  3. Take the line 555 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn 555

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Train via Burnley Central  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District

$22 - $59

Line 152 bus, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152
  2. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Kendal National Express

$8 - $11

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Kendal 61.5 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Kendal is to line 152 bus and line 40 bus and line 555 bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Kendal is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Burnley, St James Street and arriving at Kendal via Preston, Lancashire. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Kendal via Preston and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Kendal is 43 miles. The road distance is 61.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Kendal without a car is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £17 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Burnley to Kendal, including transfers.

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Burnley to Kendal bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Company, depart from Burnley, St James Street station.

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Burnley to Kendal train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Burnley Manchester Road station.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Kendal is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £17 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 152 bus and bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Kendal.
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  • Distance: 42.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Burnley to Kendal via Preston and Oxenholme Lake District in around 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Kendal via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand and Preston, Lancashire in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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 Preston, Lancashire to Kendal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Lancaster
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Lancaster
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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

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Burnley to Kendal train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Kendal is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Burnley to Kendal.

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