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

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Line 555 bus, train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Carnforth, New Street 555 / ...
  2. Take the train from Carnforth to Skipton

$20 - $26

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Skipton

$23 - $48

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kendal to Skipton 44.7 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Skipton 44.7 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Skipton is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kendal to Skipton is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kendal to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at Skipton via Oxenholme Lake District and Lancaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Kendal and Skipton is 39 miles. The road distance is 44.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Skipton without a car is to line 555 bus and train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £14 - £20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Kendal to Skipton, including transfers.

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

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Kendal to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Skipton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kendal to Skipton is 45 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Kendal to Skipton.

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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Kendal to Skipton every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carnforth to Skipton
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Skipton
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kendal to Skipton
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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