There are 4 ways to get from Nottingham 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 East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 35 min

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

$69 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) 240
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St 060
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Kendal

$27 - $38

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Hellifield
  2. Take the train from Hellifield to Carnforth

$51 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Kendal 156.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Kendal is to bus which costs £20 - £30 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Kendal is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Kendal is 116 miles. The road distance is 156.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Nottingham to Kendal, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 and arriving at Kendal via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Kendal via Manchester Piccadilly and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Kendal via Manchester Piccadilly and Oxenholme Lake District in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Kendal via Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 7 h 54 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 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Hellifield
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hellifield to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham, Coach Stop S9 to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Kendal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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