Kendal Bus Fares and Tickets

Listed below are some sample fares for bus services. Visit the Stagecoach website for fares on other Stagecoach services. 

Tickets can be bought from the driver with no need to pre-book.

Fares shown are valid on the direct services listed. If you make the journey using other services with a change of buses, fares are likely to be higher.

Some season tickets can be bought online in advance or by phone, but all tickets are also available from the driver on the bus, in cash.

To/from

Services

Adult

Single

Adult

Return

Child

Single

Child

Return

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ambleside

555

£7.80

£11.50 (E)

£5.50

£7.40

Arnside

551 / 552

£4.20

£11.50 (E)

£3.20

£8.50 (E)

Barrow-in-Furness

X6

£5.20

£7.30 (B+)

£3.60

£4.90 (B+)

Grange-over-Sands

X6v

£3.80

£6.80

£2.80

£4.60

Grasmere

555

£9.00

£11.50 (E)

£5.40

£8.10

Keswick

555

£10.80

£11.50 (E)

£7.20

£8.10

Kirkby Lonsdale

567

£7.80

£8.50

£5.50

£6.00

Penrith

106

£8.00

£11.50 (E)

£6.10

£8.50 (E)

Ulverston

X6

£5.00

£7.30 (B+)

£3.40

£4.90 (B+)

Windermere

555

£6.70

£7.30

£4.90

£5.80

Notes

(B+)    Barrow Dayrider Plus

(E)      One Day North West Explorer

v    Fare on Service 530 journeys are higher

If you are traveling on more than one bus, a Day ticket normally often offers better value for money, whilst if you are travelling on more than one consecutive day, weekly tickets will offer further savings. Details can be found on the "Day and Weekly Tickets" section.

To/from

Services

Adult

Single

Adult

Return

Child

Single

Child

Return

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burneside

45

£2.90 (D)

£2.90 (D)

£2.90 (D)

£2.90 (D)

Castle Green

42

£1.60

£2.30

£1.20

£1.60

Collinfield

46

£1.60

£2.30

£1.20

£1.60

Hallgarth

44

£1.50

£2.30

£1.10

£1.70

Heron Hill

42 / 42A

£1.60

£2.30

£1.20

£1.60

Kendal Parks

41/41An

£1.90

£2.80

£1.40

£1.90

Oxenholme

41 / 41A

£1.90

£2.80

£1.40

£1.90

Sandylands

43 / 43A

£1.50

£2.00

£1.10

£1.50

Wattsfield

46

£1.60

£2.30

£1.20

£1.60

Westmorland

General Hospital

41 / 41A

£1.90

£2.80

£1.40

£1.90

Notes

(D)    Kendal Dayrider ticket

(n Fares may be higher on journeys via Oxenholme

If you are traveling on more than one bus, a Day ticket normally often offers better value for money, whilst if you are travelling on more than one consecutive day, weekly tickets will offer further savings. Details can be found on the "Day and Weekly Tickets" section.

If you are traveling on more than one bus, a Day ticket normally often offers better value for money, whilst if you are travelling on more than one consecutive day, weekly tickets will offer further savings. Details can be found on the "Day and Weekly Tickets" section.

Day and weekly tickets

Ticket

Valid

Adult

Child

Concession (*)

Family / Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kendal Day Ticket

K

£2.90

  v

  v

--

7 Day Kendal Megarider

K

£10.20

  v

  v

--

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barrow Dayrider Plus

B+

£7.30

£4.90 (YP)

  v

--

7 Day Barrow Megarider Plus

B+

£23.00

  v

  v

--

 

 

 

 

 

 

One Day

North West Explorer

EX

£11.50

£8.50

£8.50

£32.70 (g)

Three Day

North West Explorer

EX

£26.00

£19.00

  v

--

Seven Day

North West megarider Gold

EX

£29.00

 v

  v

£63 (f)

Notes

K         Valid on Stagecoach Kendal Town Services 41-46 (not 44) Also valid on other Stagecoach Services within the Kendal urban area

B+        Valid on full route of Barrow Town Services 1 to 6 and X6 Including Barrow to Kendal (X6) Ulverston (6/X6) Windermere (6)

EX         Valid on Stagecoach buses across Cumbria. Also buses to Lancaster, Morecambe and Newcastle

YP          Young Person

v         Buy an Adult Ticket

(g)         Group Ticket = up to 5 adults/children

(f)         Family Ticket = up to 5 people (maximum 2 adults)

*            For those over 65 who do not hold an English National Concessionary Travel (ENCTS) Pass - or who wish to travel before 0930 Monday to Friday, when the ENCTS pass is not valid.   

If you are traveling on more than one bus, a Day ticket normally often offers better value for money, whilst if you are travelling on more than one consecutive day, weekly tickets will offer further savings. Details can be found on the "Day and Weekly Tickets" section.

 If you are linking a rail journey with a bus trip you can purchase a PlusBus added on to rail ticket 

 

Adult

Child

Railcard

Holder

 

 

 

 

One Day

£2.10

£1.05

£1.40

7 Day

£8.00

2/3rds of adult

--

One Month

£29.00

2/3rds of adult

--

Plus Bus tickets are NOT sold on bus, they must be purchased in advance at a rail station or online

Visit PlusBus website for more information

Stagecoach work with operators offering lake cruises, to offer joint tickets offering all day bus travel plus a trip on a Lake Cruise. 

 

 

 

Adult

Child

Family

Windermere bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

A single boat cruises on the red or yellow routes on Windermere

Plus

One Day Explorer

£16.00

£11.40

£38.00 (f)

Coniston bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

A boat cruise on either

red or yellow boat routes

plus

One Day Explorer

£17.20

£11.40

£34.40 (f)

Coniston and Brantwood

bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

A boat cruise on either

red or yellow boat routes

Plus entry to Brantwood

plus

One Day Explorer

£24.40

£11.40

£49.10 (f)

Ullswater bus and boat

 

 

 

 

 

Any boat cruise on Ullswater

plus

One Day Explorer

£16

£9

£34 (f4)

Derwentwater bus and Boat

 

 

 

 

 

Hop on and off Keswick Launch

plus

One Day Explorer

£17.20

£11.40

£34 (f)

Notes

(g) Group Ticket = up to 5 adults/children

(f) Family Ticket = up to 5 people (maximum 2 adults)

(f4) Family Ticket = up to 4 people (maximum 2 adults)

* For those over 65 who do not hold an English National Concessionary Travel (ENCTS) Pass - or who wish to travel before 0930 Monday to Friday, when the ENCTS pass is not valid.

This information was updated in May 2019, but is subject to alteration at short notice

If you spot any errors, or have suggestions for improvements 

Please contact us at integrated.transport@cumbria.gov.uk so the information can be updated