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There are 8 ways to get from Southampton to Kendal by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$155 - $245

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Kendal National Express

$33 - $43

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Train  •  6h 47m

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

$125 - $183

Drive  •  4h 42m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Kendal 288 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$73 - $223

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$150 - $382

Fly Southampton to Newcastle, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$96 - $323

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District

$125 - $333

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Kendal is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Kendal is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Kendal via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Kendal via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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The distance between Southampton and Kendal is 245 miles. The road distance is 288 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Kendal without a car is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs £110 - £190.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Southampton to Kendal, including transfers.

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Southampton to Kendal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Kendal train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Kendal is to train which takes 6h 19m and costs £110 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 11h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Kendal.
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  • Distance: 244.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 19m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Kendal via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District in around 6h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Kendal via London Victoria Coach Station in around 11h 30m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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
1h 5m
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
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Kendal
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Southampton to Kendal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Kendal station.

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Southampton to Kendal train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Oxenholme Lake District station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Kendal is 288 miles. It takes approximately 4h 42m to drive from Southampton to Kendal.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1757+ hotels available in Kendal. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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