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

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 40 min

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

$70 - $102

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Bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Blackpool National Express
  2. Take the bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 42

$34 - $38

2 alternative options

Train via Leeds  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Wakefield Kirkgate
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carnforth

$56 - $84

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Kendal 156.7 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn via Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 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 40 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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The best way to get from Nottingham to Kendal without a car is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Nottingham to Kendal, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Kendal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Nottingham to Kendal train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Nottingham station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Kendal is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 23 min.

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Nottingham to Kendal bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, arrive at Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10).

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Nottingham to Kendal train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Kendal.
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  • Distance: 115.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Kendal via Blackpool, Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street, Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10), and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station in around 7 h 23 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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Wakefield Kirkgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Kendal is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Nottingham to Kendal.

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