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There are 6 ways to get from Fountains Abbey to Skipton by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 825 bus, line 36 bus, train  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the line 825 bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 825
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 7 to Leeds City Centre, Boar Lane 36
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$9 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 825 bus, bus, line 873 bus  •  4h 13m

  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
  3. Take the line 873 bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Skipton, Market Place 873 / ...

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Line 825 bus, train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the line 825 bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 825
  2. Take the train from Harrogate to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$10 - $30

Line 825 bus, line 747 bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the line 825 bus from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre to Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 825
  2. Take the line 747 bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 to Bradford City Centre, Market St 747

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Fountains Abbey to Skipton 29.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Fountains Abbey to Skipton 29.1 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fountains Abbey to Skipton is to line 825 bus and bus and line 873 bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Fountains Abbey to Skipton is to taxi which costs £80 - £95 and takes 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fountains Abbey to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre and arriving at Skipton, Market Place via Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 and Ilkley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Fountains Abbey and Skipton is 20 miles. The road distance is 29.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fountains Abbey to Skipton without a car is to line 825 bus and line 36 bus and train which takes 3h 41m and costs £7 - £14.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Fountains Abbey to Skipton, including transfers.

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

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Fountains Abbey to Skipton bus services, operated by Keighley & District, arrive at Skipton, Market Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fountains Abbey to Skipton is 29 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Fountains Abbey to Skipton.

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There are 653+ hotels available in Skipton. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fountains Abbey to Skipton.
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  • Distance: 20.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Fountains Abbey to Skipton via Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre, Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6, Bradford City Centre, Market St, and Bradford Forster Square in around 4h 1m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Skipton
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Harrogate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Skipton
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Harrogate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$20 - $29
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
Transdev Harrogate
Phone
01423 56 60 61
Email
hello@harrogatebus.co.uk
Website
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 7 to Leeds City Centre, Boar Lane
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk
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
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Skipton, Market Place
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Fountains Abbey to Skipton
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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