There are 4 ways to get from Burnley to Skipton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) X43 / ...

$8

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bradford Interchange
  2. Take the train from Bradford Forster Square to Skipton

$16 - $24

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Skipton 19.1 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Skipton 19.1 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Skipton is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Skipton is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Skipton is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.1 miles.

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The bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) takes 55 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burnley, Bus Station station and arriving at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Skipton via Bradford Forster Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The nearest airport to Skipton is Leeds Bradford (LBA) Airport which is 15.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Manchester (MAN) (42.9 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (55.5 miles), Newcastle (NCL) (75.8 miles) and East Midlands (EMA) (83.9 miles).

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Burnley to Skipton bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, arrive at Skipton station.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Skipton.
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  • Distance: 15.1 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Burnley, England and Skipton, England?

The Burnley Bus Company operates a bus from Burnley to Skipton hourly. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 55 min. Transdev Burnley & Pendl also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Burnley to Skipton via Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square in around 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Forster Square to Skipton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Queensgate Depot to Skipton, Raikeswood (Gainsborough Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Skipton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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