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

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Harrogate to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$10 - $30

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Bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 to Ilkley, Railway Road Nelson Rd X52
  2. Take the bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 X84

$3 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harrogate to Skipton 22 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Harrogate to Skipton 22 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Harrogate to Skipton is to bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrogate to Skipton is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrogate to Skipton station. However, there are services departing from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 and arriving at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 via Ilkley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrogate to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Harrogate and arriving at Skipton via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Harrogate and Skipton is 20 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Skipton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £7 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Harrogate to Skipton, including transfers.

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Harrogate to Skipton bus services, operated by connexions/Harrogate Coa, depart from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 station.

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Harrogate to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Harrogate station.

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The best way to get from Harrogate to Skipton is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £7 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Harrogate to Skipton.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Harrogate, England and Skipton, England?

You can take a train from Harrogate to Skipton via Leeds in around 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrogate to Skipton via Ilkley, Railway Road Nelson Rd and Ilkley, Bus Station in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Harrogate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Skipton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Harrogate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$20 - $29
Train from Leeds to Skipton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$6 - $10
Bus operators
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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexionsbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harrogate to Skipton
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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Harrogate to Skipton bus services, operated by First, arrive at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4.

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Harrogate to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Skipton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrogate to Skipton is 22 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Harrogate to Skipton.

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