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There are 5 ways to get from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Stockton to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

£42 - £78

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Train via Newcastle upon Tyne  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Stockton to Newcastle
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

£42 - £78

3 alternative options

Bus via Newcastle upon Tyne  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Stockton, High Street Stand C to Gateshead Interchange X10
  2. Take the bus from Gateshead Interchange to Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club B66
  3. Take the bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn 502 / ...

Bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Stockton, High Street Stand E to Darlington, Tubwell Row X66 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Catterick Garrison, Tesco Superstore X26 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Catterick Garrison, Tesco Superstore to Hawes, Market Place 156
  4. Take the bus from Hawes, Market Place to Dent Village, Memorial Hall S3
  5. Take the bus from Dent Village, Memorial Hall to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn W2

Drive  •  1h 27m

  1. Drive from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal 78.7 miles

£13 - £19

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The cheapest way to get from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Stockton, High Street Stand C and arriving at Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn via Gateshead Interchange and Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Stockton and arriving at Kendal via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Stockton-on-Tees and Kendal is 60 miles. The road distance is 78.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal without a car is to train which takes 4h 35m and costs £40 - £80.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal, including transfers.

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Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal bus services, operated by Go North East, depart from Stockton, High Street Stand C station.

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Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Stockton station.

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The best way to get from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal is to train which takes 4h 35m and costs £40 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus via Newcastle upon Tyne, which costs and takes 6h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal.
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  • Distance: 60.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Stockton-on-Tees, England and Kendal, England?

You can take a train from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal via Carlisle and Oxenholme Lake District in around 4h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal via Gateshead Interchange and Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club in around 6h 27m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockton to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Bus operators
Go North East
Phone
0191 420 50 50
Website
simplygo.com
Bus from Stockton, High Street Stand C to Gateshead Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Go North East
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Phone
+44 191 410 4107
Email
sales@jhcoaches.com
Website
jhcoaches.com
Bus from Gateshead Interchange to Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Jim Hughes Coaches Ltd
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Cumbria Classic Coaches
Phone
+44 15396 23254
Email
ali@cumbriaclassiccoaches.co.uk
Website
cumbriaclassiccoaches.co.uk
Bus from Kirkby Stephen, Sports and Social Club to Kendal, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Cumbria Classic Coaches
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stockton, High Street Stand E to Darlington, Tubwell Row
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Arriva North East
Bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Catterick Garrison, Tesco Superstore
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Arriva North East
The Little White Bus
Phone
01969 667400
Email
uwco@btconnect.com
Website
littlewhitebus.co.uk
Bus from Catterick Garrison, Tesco Superstore to Hawes, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
The Little White Bus
Western Dales Community Trnsp
Phone
015396 20125
Website
westerndalesbus.co.uk
Bus from Hawes, Market Place to Dent Village, Memorial Hall
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Western Dales Community Trnsp
Woof's of Sedbergh
Phone
015396 20414
Email
woofs.sedbergh@outlook.com
Website
woofsofsedbergh.co.uk
Bus from Dent Village, Memorial Hall to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Woof's of Sedbergh

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Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn station.

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Stockton-on-Tees 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 Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Stockton-on-Tees to Kendal.

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