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There are 11 ways to get from Kendal to London by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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

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Train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to London Euston

$141 - $232

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Bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Kendal to London Marble Arch National Express

$23 - $30

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Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston

$130 - $212

Train, night train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Kendal to Preston
  2. Take the night train from Preston to London Euston

$45 - $96

Drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Drive from Kendal to London 263.7 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

$122 - $337

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

$96 - $227

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$133 - $407

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR

$129 - $288

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to London City  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London City (LCY) NCL - LCY

$105 - $382

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$114 - $298

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The cheapest way to get from Kendal to London is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 8h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Kendal to London is to train which costs £100 - £180 and takes 3h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kendal and arriving at London Marble Arch. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kendal to London. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at London Euston via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 48m.

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The distance between Kendal and London is 225 miles. The road distance is 263.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to London without a car is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs £100 - £180.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Kendal to London, including transfers.

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

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Kendal to London 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 London is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs £100 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £23 and takes 8h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Kendal to London.
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  • Distance: 224.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Kendal to London 5 times a day. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2h 43m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Kendal to London once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $30 and the journey takes 8h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Newcastle to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Kendal to Preston
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Preston to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $50
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Night train from Preston to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $75
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
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 London Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Kendal to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Marble Arch station.

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Kendal to London train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kendal to London is 264 miles. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from Kendal to London.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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