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

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Recommended option

Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Kendal to Windermere

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from Kendal, Queens Road (opposite junction with Green Road) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket) 555 / ...

$2 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kendal to Windermere 9.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Windermere 9.1 miles

$2 - $3

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Kendal to Windermere hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Kendal to Windermere every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 21 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, Queens Road (opposite junction with Green Road) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, Queens Road (opposite junction with Green Road) to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kendal to Windermere
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kendal and Windermere is 12 km. The road distance is 15 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Windermere is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Kendal to Windermere is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs £27 - £33.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kendal and arriving at Windermere. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kendal, Queens Road (opposite junction with Green Road) and arriving at Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange (Booths Supermarket). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

The train from Kendal to Windermere takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.