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

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

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

$29 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus, line 662 bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street 060
  2. Take the line 662 bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange to Keighley, Bus Station 662
  3. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 66

$12 - $20

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

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

$170 - $210

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Skipton 47.9 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton is to drive which costs £7 - £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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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Skipton station. However, there are services departing from Chorlton upon Medlock, Cambridge St and arriving at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Bradford City Centre, Interchange and Keighley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 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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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £22 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Skipton is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £22 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 662 bus, which costs £9 - £16 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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Greater Manchester to Skipton bus services, operated by Keighley & District, arrive at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Skipton is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Skipton.

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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 19 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, Manchester Oxford Road, and Leeds in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Skipton via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street, Bradford City Centre, Interchange, and Keighley, Bus Station in around 3 h 46 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Keighley to Skipton
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Website
nationalexpress.com
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Bradford City Centre, Interchange to Keighley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
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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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