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There are 4 ways to get from Ilkley to Brancaster by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Skegness

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Ilkley, Railway Rd Brook Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 20 X84
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Nottingham Station Street
  3. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Skegness

2 alternative options

Train, line 56 bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Lincoln Central
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Horncastle, Interchange Shelter to Skegness, Bus Station 56

Drive  •  3h 10m

  1. Drive from Ilkley to Brancaster 169.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Ilkley to Brancaster is to bus which costs £24 - £40 and takes 8h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilkley to Brancaster is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 10m.

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It is 122 miles from Ilkley to Brancaster. It is approximately 169.4 miles to drive.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Ilkley to Brancaster, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ilkley to Brancaster is to train which takes 6h 14m and costs £55 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 8h 38m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilkley to Brancaster is 169 miles. It takes approximately 3h 10m to drive from Ilkley to Brancaster.

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Map of how to get from Ilkley to Brancaster.
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  • Distance: 121.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

You can take a train from Ilkley to Brancaster via Leeds, Grantham, and Skegness in around 6h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilkley to Brancaster via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn stand 20, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Nottingham Station Street, and Skegness in around 8h 38m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Grantham
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £110
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Skegness
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £28
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£28 - £45
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Nottingham Station Street
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Skegness
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Stagecoach East Midlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Horncastle, Interchange Shelter to Skegness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Midlands

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