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Provisional Date for the 2023 walk is 6th May

Entries open in January 2023.

Please could all sponsorship be paid in by  July 15th 2022

Happy buses

Happy Buses to Keswick & Coniston

We offer an optional Bus Service called the Happy Bus, the cost for this in 2022  is £7.50 . Once booked these Happy Bus seats are non refundable/not transferrable so make sure you need a seat before booking. 

Once your team has been APPROVED you can pay for  a Happy Bus seat  to the start of the K2B or C2B Walk from your dashboard ( . You can either pay for your Happy Bus seat when you pay your non refundable/not transferrable proceesing fee or you can return and do it later, again, via your dashboard.

From your dashboard you can review and  update /pay for your Happy Bus  pick-up point at any time up to 3 weeks before walkday, affter this the Happy Bus pick-up point will be locked out and Happy Bus booking service will be closed (This allows us time to plan and organise the bus time table)

Buses start from various points, picking up at locations along the route as listed below - As these Timings are very APPROXIMATE make sure you are early as the Bus won't wait.

Please be aware that all buses do not stop at each location (most only pickup at 2 / 3 locations). You must get on the bus at the location specified on your e-Bus Ticket.

Please Note:- We do NOT provide a return, post walk,  Happy Bus Service so please plan on how you will get back to where you are staying

Bus Tickets

Apart from the K2B Runners Bus, all Bus tickets are a Personalised e-Bus Ticket which will be emailed to the email address you are registered with on the Thursday Evening before the walk.

K2B Runners Bus

We are NOT Offering a Runners Bus in 2022   


Pickup locations

The Provisional  May 2022 Pickup times for walkers are shown below.

Please do not be late - The bus will not wait and if there is a spare seat take it - Don't assume another bus will come.

Location K2B Walkers C2B Walkers Map
The Ferry, Promenade, Walney 03:40 08:00  
The Premier Inn 03:40 08:10  
Travel Lodge, Walney Road, Barrow 03:40 08:13  
Ramsden Square, Abbey Road, Barrow 03:40 08:15  
White House (Furness Park), Abbey Road, Barrow 03:45 08:15  
The Strawberry, Abbey Road, Barrow 03:45 08:15  
Askam Railway Station 03:40 08:05  
Dowdales School, Dalton 03:40 08:10  
Tudor Square, Dalton 03:45 08:10  
Anchor Bus Stop, Lindal-in-Furness 03:50 08:10  
Cross-a-Moor, Swarthmoor 03:55 08:15  
Victoria Gardens, Ulverston 04:00 08:20  
Bus Stop, Poolside/ Main Street Roundabout , Haverigg   07:55  
Market Square, Millom 03:25 08:02  
Bus Stop, The Hill, Millom   08:05  
A5093 / Roanlands Brow junction, The Green, Millom 03:28    
Ulpha junction, Duddon Bridge   08:08 (Subject to Demand)  
High Cross Inn, Broughton 03.35 08:10  
Greenodd bus stop 04:05 08:35 K2B Map     C2B Map
Haverthwaite bus stop 04:07(Subject to Demand) 08:28 (Subject to Demand)  
Backbarrow bus stop (Subject to Demand) 08:25(Subject to Demand)  
Newby Bridge bus stop 04:10


Royal Oak, Lindale 04:15 08:15 Map
Brettargh Holt bus stop 04:30 08:15 K2B Map     C2B Map
St John's Hospice, Slyne, Lancaster 03:45 08:00  
Carnforth - Carnforth High School 03:55 08:10 Map
Kendal Bus Station 04:10 08:05 Map
K2B Only - Windermere ( Bus Stop outside Mountain Goat Office) 04:30 NO BUS  
K2B Only  - Ambleside ( White Platt Recreation Grounds ) 04:43 NO BUS  
K2B Only - Grasmere ( Bus Stop opposite White Swan) 04:49 (Subject to Demand) NO BUS  
K2B Only  - Keswick Bus Station 05:05 NO BUS  

There is a strict NO DOGS rule on the Happy Buses, except for assistance dogs. The bus operators will enforce this rule.

Public Transport

For public transport options, we recommend the Traveline website, or phone 0871 200 22 33, 7.00am - 9.00pm (7.00am to 8.00pm in Cumbria) every day of the week (calls cost 10p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes). Also try the following numbers: Traveline Cumbria Helpline: 01946 598201 Apollo 8 Travel: 01539 824086