There are 7 ways to get from Horsforth to Ilkley by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 97 bus, train  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 97 bus from Horsforth, Long Row (Garage) to Guiseley, Morrisons (Morrisons Supermarket) 97
  2. Take the train from Guiseley to Ilkley

$5 - $7

6 alternative options

Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Horsforth to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Ilkley

$7 - $22

Bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Weetwood, Lawnswood School to Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) X84

$6 - $7

Line 757 bus, line 62 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Horsforth, Fleece Hotel to Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) 757
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) 62

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Horsforth to Ilkley 11.9 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Horsforth to Ilkley 11.9 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Horsforth to Ilkley 11.9 miles

$23 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Horsforth station to Ilkley station. However, there are services departing from Tinshill, Haigh Wood Rd Tinshill Lane (Horsforth Rail Station) and arriving at Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) via Weetwood, Lawnswood School. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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

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The distance between Horsforth and Ilkley is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Horsforth to Ilkley without a car is to line 97 bus and train which takes 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Horsforth to Ilkley, including transfers.

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Horsforth to Ilkley bus services, operated by First, depart from Weetwood, Lawnswood School station.

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Horsforth to Ilkley train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Horsforth station.

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The best way to get from Horsforth to Ilkley is to train which takes 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 9 min.

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Horsforth to Ilkley bus services, operated by First, arrive at Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station).

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Horsforth to Ilkley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Ilkley station.

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Map of how to get from Horsforth to Ilkley.
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Horsforth, England and Ilkley, England?

You can take a train from Horsforth to Ilkley via Leeds in around 1 h. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Horsforth to Ilkley every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Guiseley to Ilkley
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Horsforth to Leeds
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Ilkley
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Horsforth, Long Row (Garage) to Guiseley, Morrisons (Morrisons Supermarket)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Weetwood, Lawnswood School to Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Yorkshire Tiger
Phone
0344 800 4411
Email
hello@yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Website
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Horsforth, Fleece Hotel to Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Leeds
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Horsforth to Ilkley
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$23 - $35
UberX
$23 - $35
Exec
$29 - $45
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Horsforth to Ilkley
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Horsforth to Ilkley is 12 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Horsforth to Ilkley.

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