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There are 6 ways to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 884 bus, line 280 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 884 bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Skipton, Railway Station 884
  2. Take the line 280 bus from Outside Rail Station to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange 280

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Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ilkley to Shipley
  2. Take the train from Shipley to Hellifield
  3. Take the train from Hellifield to Clitheroe

$16 - $25

4 alternative options

Line 62 bus, line 280 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Steeton, Station Road Rivock Ave 62
  2. Take the line 280 bus from Outside Rail Station to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange 280

Train, line 280 bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Ilkley to Shipley
  2. Take the train from Shipley to Skipton
  3. Take the line 280 bus from Outside Rail Station to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange 280

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilkley to Clitheroe 29.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Ilkley to Clitheroe 29.6 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilkley station to Clitheroe. However, there are services departing from Ilkley, Bus Station and arriving at Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange via Outside Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilkley to Clitheroe. However, there are services departing from Ilkley and arriving at Clitheroe via Shipley and Hellifield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Ilkley and Clitheroe is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe without a car is to line 884 bus and line 280 bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe, including transfers.

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Ilkley to Clitheroe bus services, operated by Keighley & District, arrive at Ilkley, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe is to line 884 bus and line 280 bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £20 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe.
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  • Distance: 23.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Ilkley to Clitheroe via Outside Rail Station in around 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ilkley to Clitheroe via Shipley and Hellifield in around 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Ilkley to Shipley
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Shipley to Skipton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Shipley to Hellifield
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hellifield to Clitheroe
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Skipton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Steeton, Station Road Rivock Ave
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Outside Rail Station to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilkley to Clitheroe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk

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Ilkley to Clitheroe bus services, operated by Preston Bus, arrive at Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilkley to Clitheroe is 30 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Ilkley to Clitheroe.

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