There are 11 ways to get from Kendal to London by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 48 min

$141 - $232

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. National Express

$24 - $30

9 alternative options

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  6 h 3 min

$56 - $97

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. 263.7 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 56 min

  1. MAN - LHR

$123 - $342

Bus, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 34 min

  1. LBA - LHR

$109 - $259

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. MAN - SEN

$109 - $369

Train to Carlisle, fly to Southend, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. CAX - SEN

$97 - $379

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 29 min

  1. NCL - LHR

$136 - $417

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. MAN - SOU

$97 - $232

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. LBA - SOU

$128 - $309

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Kendal to London every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $230 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Kendal to London twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $30 and the journey takes 8 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carnforth to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carnforth to Shipley
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches
Phone
01524 733 831
Email
office@kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Website
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kendal and London is 359 km. The road distance is 422 km.

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

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

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 3 h 48 min.

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

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