Bus Timetables

This table provides links to timetables on the websites of the service operatrors
Kendal, Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen and PenrithMonday to FridayStagecoach. Service 563
Dent - Sedbergh -KendalSaturdaysWestern Dales Bus. Service S1 S
Dent - Sedbergh -KendalWednesdaysWestern Dales Bus. Service S1 W
Kirkby Stephen - Ravenstonedale - Newbiggin - KendalFridaysWestern Dales Bus. Service S5
Kirkby Stephen - Brough - Warcop - PenrithTuesdays and ThursdaysWestern Dales Bus. Service S6

Stagecoach operate a service on weekdays between Kendal, Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen and Penrith. This links to Oxenholme, Penrith and Kirkby Stephen rail stations stopping at designated bus stops en-route, including the Cross Keys at Cautley for access to Cautley Spout waterfall.

Western Dales Community Bus operates routes linking Sedbergh and surrounding villages to other local towns and train stations.

  • The Wednesday and Saturday S1 service links Dent, Sedbergh and Kendal.
  • A Friday S5 Service links Sedbergh to Kirkby Stephen and Kendal.
  • On Tuesdays and Thursdays the S6 Service links Sedbergh to Kirkby Stephen and Penrith.

Services to Dent provide access for excellent high level walks and easier walks along the Dalesway through Dentdale. The services that travel from Sedbergh up to Kirkby Stephen also provides a means of getting to the north eastern Howgills – Green Bell, Randy Gill Top and Yarlside – or a climb up the side of Cautley Spout and the high level route back to Sedbergh.

Details of the Western Dales services, which also connect with a number of trains on the Leeds – Settle – Carlisle line at Dent station, can be found on the Western Dales Bus website.

You can use the TraveLine journey planner to find appropriate times for all the above services, or phone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.