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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 36 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

$31 - $73

Cheapest option

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 63) to Queen Square Bus Station X2

$14 - $20

3 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  2 h 45 min

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

$27 - $66

Line 41 bus, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 41 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63) to Vauxhall, Juvenal Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance) X2

$14 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Liverpool 79.2 miles

$17 - $25

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 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kendal to Liverpool via Preston, Lancashire and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63) in around 4 h 45 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 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Preston
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63) to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63) to Vauxhall, Juvenal Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance)
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kendal and Liverpool is 103 km. The road distance is 127 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Liverpool is to line 41 bus and bus which costs £10 - £17 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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

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 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Kendal to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at Queen Square Bus Station via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Kendal to Liverpool, including transfers.