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There are 3 ways to get from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley by bus, taxi or car

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Line 825 bus, bus  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the line 825 bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 825
  2. Take the bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 to Ilkley, Railway Road Nelson Rd X52

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  35m

  1. Take a taxi from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley 27.8 miles

$100 - $120

1 alternative option

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley 27.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley. However, there are services departing from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre and arriving at Ilkley, Railway Road Nelson Rd via Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 32m.

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The distance between Fountains Abbey and Ilkley is 16 miles. The road distance is 27.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley without a car is to line 825 bus and bus which takes 2h 32m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley, including transfers.

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Fountains Abbey to Ilkley bus services, operated by Dales and District, depart from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre station.

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Fountains Abbey to Ilkley bus services, operated by connexions/Harrogate Coa, arrive at Ilkley, Railway Road Nelson Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fountains Abbey to Ilkley is 28 miles. It takes approximately 35m to drive from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley.

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There are 852+ hotels available in Ilkley. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley.
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Fountains Abbey, England and Ilkley, England?

You can take a bus from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley via Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre and Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 in around 2h 32m.

Bus operators
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
connexions/Harrogate Coa
Phone
01423 339600
Email
craig@connexionsbuses.com
Website
connexionsbuses.com
Bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 to Ilkley, Railway Road Nelson Rd
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexionsbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Fountains Abbey to Ilkley
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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