Public Transport Routes to the Yorkshire Dales from Kendal
To Mid Wharfedale (Dales Way) – Bolton Abbey, Barden, Burnsall
To Upper Wharfedale (Dales Way) Grassington, Kettlewell and Buckden
Weekdays: Train from Kendal to Lancaster change for Lancaster-Leeds train to Skipton for Bus 72/72R from Skipton Rail Station to Rylstone, Grassington, Hebden, Kettlewell and Buckden
To Malhamdale – Gargrave, Airton, Kirkby Malham and Malham (Pennine Way)
Weekdays: TransPennine Express Train from Kendal to Lancaster then Lancaster-Leeds train to Long Preston, Hellifield, Gargrave and Skipton
Mondays to Fridays: Train from Kendal to Lancaster for Lancaster-Leeds train to Gargrave then Postbus P8 or 210 from Gargrave to Malham
To Ribblesdale (Pennine Way, Dales Way, Ribble Way, Pennine Bridleway)– Hellifield, Long Preston, Settle, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Ribblehead and Garsdale
Weekdays: TransPennine Express train from Kendal to Lancaster for Lancaster-Leeds train to Hellifield for Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line from Hellifield (Bus 113 weekdays from Garsdale Station to Hawes)
To the Western Dales - Giggleswick, Austwick, Clapham and Ingleton
Weekdays: TransPennine Express train to Lancaster then Lancaster-Leeds train to Bentham, Clapham (NB Clapham Station is 1¼ miles (2km) from village), Giggleswick, Long Preston and Hellifield.
Weekdays: Bus 567 from Kendal to Kirkby Lonsdale and Ingleton
To Dentdale and Sedbergh
Weekdays: Bus 564 to Sedbergh; limited onward service to Dent village Wednesdays and Saturdays only.
To Swaledale - Richmond, Reeth, Gunnerside, Muker, Thwaite and Keld
Weekdays: TransPennine Express train to Manchester then TransPennine Express to Darlington for bus 27, X27, 28, X28 from Darlington Station to Richmond, then bus 30 for Reeth, Gunnerside, Muker and Keld.
To Wensleydale - Leyburn, Middleham, Aysgarth, Redmire, Askrigg, Castle Bolton, Bainbridge and Hawes
Weekdays: TransPennine Express train to Manchester then TransPennine Express to Northallerton for bus 73 to Leeming Bar (for Wensleydale Railway) and Bedale for connecting bus 156/157 to Leyburn (weekday connection with bus 159 for Middleham, Masham and Ripon), Redmire, Castle Bolton, Askrigg, Aysgarth, Bainbridge and Hawes.