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Trains to the Lake District

The nearest train station to the Lake District is Oxenholme Rail Station, which serves as a good base to explore Kendal and the surrounding areas. However, depending on which part of the Lake District you wish to visit, you can also get trains to Windermere, Carlisle, Barrow, Kendal and Penrith. When travelling from within England you can get connections to the Lake District from many of the main stations, including ManchesterNewcastleLondonEdinburghGlasgowYork and Leeds.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:45 - 19:00
Saturday 05:45 - 19:00
Sunday 10:45 - 20:15
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsAvailable
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Oxenholme Lake District are:

  • Kendal
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Customers are encouraged to approach a member of station staff for any customer information enquiry.

Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorVirgin Trains
Car parking spaces129
Carpark charges
Annual£1080.00
Daily£9.00
Monthly£144.00
Three Monthly£325.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
all platforms
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

access to platforms 2 & 3 via steep ramp, staff available to assist

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Heading to Kendal Calling? 

Taking place in the Lake District since 2006, Kendal Calling has called Lowther Deer Park home since 2009. Over the years, music acts such as Basement Jaxx, the Libertines and Catfish and the Bottleman have graced the main stage. This year, Kendal Calling runs from Thursday 25th July to Sunday 28th July 2019, the Courteeners, Doves, Manic Street Preachers and Nile Rogers and Chic headlining.

Penrith is the nearest station to the festival, just a 15-minute taxi ride away. There will also be a shuttle bus service running from the station to the campsite throughout the weekend.

Trainline does not have any affiliation with Kendal Calling. For more information on Kendal Calling please visit their website.

Departures and arrivals from Oxenholme Lake District

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Oxenholme Lake District station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WindermereNorthern08:123On time
to LancasterNorthern09:013On time
to WindermereNorthern10:043On time
to CarlisleTransPennine Express10:50Scheduled
to LancasterNorthern10:513On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern08:103On time
from WindermereNorthern08:593On time
from LancasterNorthern10:033On time
from Preston (Lancs)TransPennine Express10:49Scheduled
from WindermereNorthern10:493On time
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