Buses To and From Kirkby Stephen

There have been amendments to the usual bus services running in the area.  The following bus services operate from and around Kirkby Stephen.  

The Services below are all operated by the Western Dales Bus, to view their full time table please click on the link below. Unfortunately all the services were temporarily suspended in December 2020 due to the current Covid-19 crisis.


Service S4

Sedbergh – Kirkby Stephen – Tebay- Kendal

Service S5
Dent – Sedbergh – Cautley – Kirkby Stephen – Brough

Service S6
Sedbergh – Kirkby Stephen – Brough – Warcop – Appleby –  Kirkby Thore – Whinfell – Penrith.
This is a new service to replace the previous Tuesday service from Kirkby Stephen to Penrith.  The introduction of the service has had to be temporarily postponed due to Cumbria moving into Tier 4 in December 2020.  More details will follow.

The Services below are all operated by Cumbria Classic Coaches, to view their full time table please click on the link below:


Service 569 – 7th July to 27th October 2020
Ravenstonedale – Kirkby Stephen – Nateby – Mallerstang – Hawes (operated by Cumbria Classic Coaches – summer Tuesdays only)

Service 570
Ravenstonedale – Shap – Kendal (operated by Cumbria Classic Coaches)
Leaves Ravenstonedale at 10.07, Returns from Kendal at 14.55

Service 571
Brough – Kirkby Stephen – Kendal (Monday) Service
10.35 from Brough.  Returns from Kendal at 14.15

Service 572
Ravenstonedale – Kirkby Stephen – Brough – Barnard Castle (operated by Cumbria Classic Coaches – Wednesdays only)

Service 574 – Service now cancelled.  The Western Dale Bus Service are hoping to replace this service, but have had to postpone their plans since Cumbria moved into Tier 4 in December 2020.  We will update the website when we have more details.
Kirkby Stephen – Appleby –  Penrith (Tuesday) Service
9.45 from Kirkby Stephen.  Returns from Penrith at 14.30.

NB There may be further changes due to Government guidance to bus operators – please check www.cumbria.gov.uk/buses for details of ALL current services and updates