There are 5 ways to get from Harrogate to Skipton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 33 min

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

$9 - $29

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Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 (Cambridge Street) to Ilkley, Railway Road Nelson Rd (Italian Restaurant) X52
  2. Take the bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) X84 / ...

$9 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 36 bus, bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens (Station Parade) to Leeds City Centre, Vicar Lane (Old Red Bus Station Bar) 36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, The Headrow (Money Shop Pawnbroker) to Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) X84

$10 - $11

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harrogate to Skipton 22 miles

$75 - $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 drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 28 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. However, there are services departing from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 (Cambridge Street) and arriving at Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) via Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 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 33 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 33 min and costs £7 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 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 (Cambridge Street) 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 33 min and costs £7 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £9 and takes 1 h 47 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 33 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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrogate to Skipton via Ilkley, Railway Road Nelson Rd (Italian Restaurant) and Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Harrogate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
$19 - $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 (Cambridge Street) to Ilkley, Railway Road Nelson Rd (Italian Restaurant)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
connexionsbuses.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Leeds City Centre, The Headrow (Money Shop Pawnbroker) to Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Harrogate and District T
Bus from Harrogate, Library Gardens (Station Parade) to Leeds City Centre, Vicar Lane (Old Red Bus Station Bar)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Other operators
Taxi from Harrogate to Skipton
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$75 - $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, Market Place (Jerry Croft) station.

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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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The nearest airport to Skipton is Leeds Bradford (LBA) Airport which is 15.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Manchester (MAN) (42.9 miles), Liverpool (LPL) (55.5 miles), Newcastle (NCL) (75.8 miles) and East Midlands (EMA) (83.9 miles).

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There are 626+ hotels available in Skipton. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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