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

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Blackpool North

$20 - $70

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Line 555 bus, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station 555
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road 42

Line 555 bus, line 89 bus, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station 555
  2. Take the line 89 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Knott End on Sea, Bourne Arms 89
  3. Take the bus from Knott End on Sea, Bourne Arms to Blackpool Town Centre, Church Street 2C

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Blackpool 55.1 miles

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Blackpool is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kendal to Blackpool is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kendal to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Kendal, Weavers Court and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kendal to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at Blackpool North via Oxenholme Lake District and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Kendal and Blackpool is 38 miles. The road distance is 55.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £15 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Kendal to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Kendal to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Kendal, Weavers Court station.

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Kendal to Blackpool train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Oxenholme Lake District station.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Blackpool is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £15 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 555 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Kendal to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 37.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Kendal to Blackpool via Oxenholme Lake District and Preston in around 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kendal to Blackpool via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Lancaster
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach Lancaster
Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches
Phone
01524 733 831
Email
office@kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Website
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Knott End on Sea, Bourne Arms
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk

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Kendal to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, arrive at Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road station.

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Kendal to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackpool North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kendal to Blackpool is 55 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Kendal to Blackpool.

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