Duration 2h 36m
Distance 24.3 miles
Average price £19
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Accrington and Skipton takes 2h 36m and the fastest train takes 2h 6m. There is a train service every few hours from Accrington to Skipton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Accrington
  2. Bradford Forster Square
  3. Skipton
2h 8m
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£15 - £22

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No, there is no direct train from Accrington to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Accrington and arriving at Skipton via Bradford Forster Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Accrington and Skipton is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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Accrington to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Accrington station.

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Accrington to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Skipton station.

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There are 723+ hotels available in Skipton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Accrington and Skipton?

You can take a train from Accrington to Skipton via Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square in around 2h 8m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£9 - £14

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