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

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Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre) to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47) 516 / ...

$5 - $9

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Train, line 555 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Kendal to Windermere
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47) 505 / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kendal to Ambleside 13.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Ambleside 13.7 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Ambleside is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kendal to Ambleside is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre) station and arriving at Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Kendal and Ambleside is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Ambleside without a car is to bus which takes 42 min and costs £4 - £7.

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The bus from Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre) to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47) takes 42 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Kendal to Ambleside bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre).

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Kendal to Ambleside bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kendal to Ambleside is 14 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Kendal to Ambleside.

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  • Distance: 11.4 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Kendal to Ambleside every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 42 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, Bus Station (Ken) (Westmorland Shopping Centre) to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) to Ambleside, Loughrigg Avenue (no. 45-47)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
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 Kendal to Ambleside
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kendal to Ambleside
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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