There are 4 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton by train, bus, 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

Train  •  2 h 39 min

$30 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. X43

$19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. 47.9 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. 47.9 miles

$10 - $15

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Skipton via Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd/Hulme St (The Dancehouse), Manchester Oxford Road, and Leeds in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, The Burnley Bus Company operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Skipton hourly. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
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 Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Skipton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Greater Manchester and Skipton is 59 km. The road distance is 77 km.

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton is to taxi which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £130 - £160.

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd and arriving at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) via Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton, including transfers.