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There are 4 ways to get from Kendal to Penrith by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Kendal to Oxenholme Lake District
  2. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Penrith North Lakes

$14 - $37

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Kendal, Bus Station to Penrith, Booth's Supermarket 106

$7 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Kendal to Penrith 28.3 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  32m

  1. Drive from Kendal to Penrith 28.3 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Penrith is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Kendal to Penrith is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kendal, Bus Station station and arriving at Penrith, Booth's Supermarket. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kendal to Penrith. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at Penrith North Lakes via Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Kendal and Penrith is 24 miles. The road distance is 28.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Penrith without a car is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs £11 - £29.

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It takes approximately 1h 10m to get from Kendal to Penrith, including transfers.

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Kendal to Penrith bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Kendal, Bus Station.

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Kendal to Penrith train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Kendal station.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Penrith is to train which takes 1h 10m and costs £11 - £29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Kendal to Penrith.
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  • Distance: 23.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 10m

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

You can take a train from Kendal to Penrith via Oxenholme Lake District in around 1h 10m. Alternatively, Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Kendal to Penrith 3 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, Bus Station to Penrith, Booth's Supermarket
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kendal to Penrith
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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Kendal to Penrith bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Penrith, Booth's Supermarket station.

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Kendal to Penrith train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Penrith North Lakes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kendal to Penrith is 28 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from Kendal to Penrith.

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