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There are 4 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Ripon by bus, train or car

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Line 101 bus, train, line 36 bus  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Hulme, Princess Rd to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West 101 / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Harrogate
  4. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 to Ripon, South Lodge 36

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Bus National Express  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Ripon, Borrage Bridge 36

Bus via Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Warwick St to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station 184
  2. Take the bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn 203 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Ripon, Borrage Bridge 36

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Ripon 86.3 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Ripon is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Ripon is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Ripon. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Platt Ln and arriving at Ripon, Borrage Bridge via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Ripon is 56 miles. The road distance is 86.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Ripon without a car is to line 101 bus and train and line 36 bus which takes 3h 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Greater Manchester to Ripon, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Ripon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Greater Manchester to Ripon bus services, operated by Transdev Harrogate, arrive at Ripon, Borrage Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Ripon is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Greater Manchester to Ripon.

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There are 451+ hotels available in Ripon. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Ripon.
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  • Distance: 55.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Ripon, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Ripon via Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn in around 4h 15m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hulme, Princess Rd to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Transdev Harrogate
Phone
01423 56 60 61
Email
hello@harrogatebus.co.uk
Website
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 to Ripon, South Lodge
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Ripon, Borrage Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Warwick St to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Market Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
Megabus UK

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