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 31 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$28 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) X43

$18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Skipton 47.9 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Skipton 47.9 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Skipton is 37 miles. The road distance is 47.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton.
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  • Distance: 36.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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, Hulme St (The Dancehouse), Manchester Oxford Road, and Leeds in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, The Burnley Bus Company operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Skipton hourly. Tickets cost $15 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, Arora Hotel to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Skipton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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