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

Train, bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Carnforth
  2. Take the bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn 555 / ...

$25 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Wetherspoons) Zap
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Kendal National Express

$24 - $28

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District

$49 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Leeds to Kendal 72.1 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Kendal is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Kendal is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £11 - £18.

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The distance between Leeds and Kendal is 98 km. The road distance is 115 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Leeds to Kendal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) and arriving at Kendal via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeds to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Leeds and arriving at Kendal via Manchester Piccadilly and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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

You can take a train from Leeds to Kendal via Manchester Piccadilly and Oxenholme Lake District in around 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeds to Kendal via Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Wetherspoons) and Manchester in around 5 h 18 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Wetherspoons)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk

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