There are 5 ways to get from Nottingham to Kendal by train, night train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kendal

$46 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station Tp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Kendal National Express

$23 - $27

3 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Tamworth High Level
  2. Take the train from Tamworth to Oxenholme Lake District

$124 - $198

Train, night train, line 555 bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the night train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
  3. Take the line 555 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn 555

$49 - $103

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Kendal 156.7 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Kendal via Manchester Piccadilly in around 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Kendal via Derby, Bus Station, Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station, and Manchester in around 8 h 28 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Night train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nottingham to Kendal?

The distance between Nottingham and Kendal is 185 km. The road distance is 251 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Kendal?

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Kendal is to bus which costs £16 - £20 and takes 8 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nottingham to Kendal?

The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Kendal is to drive which takes 2 h 43 min and costs £24 - £35.

Is there a direct train between Nottingham and Kendal?

No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Kendal via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

Is there a direct bus between Nottingham and Kendal?

No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) and arriving at Kendal via Derby, Bus Station and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from Nottingham to Kendal?

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Nottingham to Kendal, including transfers.