There are 3 ways to get from Kendal to Blackpool by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

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

$23 - $69

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Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Kendal, South Road (junction) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 555 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road 42

$18

1 alternative option

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Kendal to Blackpool, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kendal to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Kendal, South Road (junction) and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 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 31 min.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Blackpool is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £18 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Kendal to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 37.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 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 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kendal to Blackpool via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) in around 3 h 33 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
$26 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $45
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
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
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
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 Kendal, South Road (junction) to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches
Phone
01524 733 831
Email
office@kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Website
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Std 1)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) to Blackpool Town Centre, Talbot Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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