London to Kendal by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 49m
  • Distance
    359 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from London to Kendal by train

Fast trains from London to Kendal take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 359 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Kendal.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Kendal?

Journeys between London and Kendal usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from London to Kendal every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from London to Kendal?

The London to Kendal train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the London to Kendal train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kendal is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:05, and the last at 23:25.

When to book London to Kendal train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Kendal by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Kendal?

More than one train company operates on the route from London to Kendal, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.