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

Bus, train  •  2 h 51 min

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

$17 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Skipton

$23 - $50

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kendal to Skipton 44.7 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Skipton 44.7 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kendal and Skipton is 63 km. The road distance is 72 km.

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

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

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 54 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Kendal to Skipton, including transfers.

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 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carnforth to Skipton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Skipton
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
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
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.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
Other operators
Taxi from Kendal to Skipton
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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