There are 5 ways to get from Kendal to Liverpool by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street

$43 - $68

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kendal to Preston, Lancashire National Express
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Queen Square Bus Station X2

$22 - $25

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Train via Preston  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street

$29 - $65

Line 555 bus, bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 555
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Vauxhall, Juvenal Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance) X2

$28 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Liverpool 79.2 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Liverpool is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kendal to Liverpool is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kendal to Liverpool station. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at Queen Square Bus Station via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kendal to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via Oxenholme Lake District and Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Kendal and Liverpool is 64 miles. The road distance is 79.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Liverpool without a car is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Kendal to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Kendal to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Kendal station.

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Kendal to Liverpool 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 Liverpool is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 555 bus and bus, which costs £21 - £40 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Kendal to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 64.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Kendal to Liverpool via Oxenholme Lake District and Wigan North Western in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kendal to Liverpool via Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10), Lancaster, Preston, and Preston City Centre, Railway Station in around 3 h 41 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
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 (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Vauxhall, Juvenal Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance)
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
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 Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Kendal to Liverpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Queen Square Bus Station.

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Kendal to Liverpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kendal to Liverpool is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Kendal to Liverpool.

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