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There are 5 ways to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

£74 - £113

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Bus  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lancaster National Express

£30 - £40

3 alternative options

Train via Manchester  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Kendal

£64 - £93

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal 183.3 miles

£30 - £45

Fly, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District

£94 - £290

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The cheapest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam and arriving at Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Stratford-upon-Avon and arriving at Kendal via Birmingham New Street and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Stratford-upon-Avon and Kendal is 155 miles. The road distance is 183.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal without a car is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal, including transfers.

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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The best way to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 8h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Stratford-upon-Avon, England and Kendal, England?

You can take a train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal via Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham New Street, and Oxenholme Lake District in around 5h 10m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal once daily. Tickets cost £21 - £28 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£19 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £28
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National Express

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Stratford-upon-Avon 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 Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal is 183 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Kendal.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 1445+ hotels available in Kendal. Prices start at £70 per night.

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