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

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

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

$25 - $59

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Train, line 555 bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Carnforth
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn 555 / ...

$25 - $32

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Line 152 bus, line 40 bus, line 555 bus  •  4 h 42 min

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

$27

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 drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 5 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 (Bethesda Street) and arriving at Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 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 10 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 10 min and costs £19 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Burnley to Kendal, including transfers.

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Burnley to Kendal bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, depart from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda 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 10 min and costs £19 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 152 bus and line 40 bus and line 555 bus, which costs £21 and takes 4 h 42 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 10 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 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Kendal via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand, Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2), Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street, and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station in around 4 h 42 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 Burnley Manchester Road to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
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
$18 - $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
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Burnley to Kendal bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn 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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