There are 5 ways to get from Ulverston to Kendal by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulverston, Library (Kiosk) to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn X6 / ...

$11

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Train, line 555 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ulverston to Carnforth
  2. Take the line 555 bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn 555 / ...

$14 - $18

Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ulverston to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District

$16 - $41

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ulverston to Kendal 24.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Ulverston to Kendal 24.3 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ulverston, Library (Kiosk) and arriving at Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ulverston to Kendal. However, there are services departing from Ulverston and arriving at Kendal via Lancaster and Oxenholme Lake District. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Ulverston and Kendal is 17 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ulverston to Kendal without a car is to bus which takes 57 min and costs .

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The bus from Ulverston, Library (Kiosk) to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn takes 57 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Ulverston to Kendal bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Ulverston, Library (Kiosk) station.

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Ulverston to Kendal train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Ulverston station.

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The best way to get from Ulverston to Kendal is to bus which takes 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Ulverston to Kendal bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, arrive at Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn station.

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

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Map of how to get from Ulverston to Kendal.
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  • Distance: 16.8 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire operates a bus from Ulverston to Kendal 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ulverston to Kendal via Lancaster and Oxenholme Lake District in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Ulverston to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Ulverston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Ulverston to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Ulverston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ulverston, Library (Kiosk) to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Carnforth, Railway Station to Kendal, The Shakespeare Inn
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ulverston to Kendal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
K Cars
Phone
+44 1539 731000
Website
kcars.co
Blue Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1539 723670
Website
bluestartaxis.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulverston to Kendal is 24 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Ulverston to Kendal.

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