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

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Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Hexham to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

£28 - £88

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Bus, train  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Carlisle, Bus Station 685
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

£22 - £80

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Bus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Keswick, Bus Station 888
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Kendal, Weavers Court 555

Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Hexham to Kendal 71.6 miles

£11 - £17

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The cheapest way to get from Hexham to Kendal is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Hexham to Kendal is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hexham to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Hexham, Priestpopple and arriving at Kendal, Weavers Court via Keswick, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hexham to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Hexham and arriving at Kendal via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Hexham and Kendal is 52 miles. The road distance is 71.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hexham to Kendal without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £27 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Hexham to Kendal, including transfers.

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Hexham to Kendal bus services, operated by Wright Bros Coaches, depart from Hexham, Priestpopple station.

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Hexham to Kendal train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Hexham station.

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The best way to get from Hexham to Kendal is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £27 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Hexham to Kendal.
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  • Distance: 51.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

You can take a train from Hexham to Kendal via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District in around 2h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hexham to Kendal via Keswick, Bus Station in around 5h 16m.

Train operators
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Bus operators
Arriva Northumbria
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Arriva Northumbria
Stagecoach North West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Carlisle, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach North West
Wright Bros Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1434 381200
Email
info@wrightbros.co.uk
Website
wrightscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hexham, Priestpopple to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Wright Bros Coaches
Stagecoach Cumbria & Nor
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Kendal, Weavers Court
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours

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Hexham to Kendal bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & Nor, arrive at Kendal, Weavers Court station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hexham to Kendal is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Hexham to Kendal.

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There are 1752+ hotels available in Kendal. Prices start at £75 per night.

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