There are 5 ways to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 280 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) X84
  2. Take the line 280 bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange (Station Hotel) 280 / ...

$11 - $12

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Train  •  3 h 16 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 - $26

Line 62 bus, bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) 62
  2. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Colne, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 1) M4
  3. Take the bus from Colne, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 1) to Primrose, Park Street M2 / ...

$17 - $18

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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No, there is no direct bus from Ilkley station to Clitheroe station. However, there are services departing from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) and arriving at Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange (Station Hotel) via Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 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 16 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 bus and line 280 bus which takes 1 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe, including transfers.

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Ilkley to Clitheroe bus services, operated by First, arrive at Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail 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 bus and line 280 bus which takes 1 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Ilkley to Clitheroe bus services, operated by Preston Bus, arrive at Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange (Station Hotel).

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

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Map of how to get from Ilkley to Clitheroe.
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  • Distance: 23.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Ilkley to Clitheroe via Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ilkley to Clitheroe via Shipley and Hellifield in around 3 h 16 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 Hellifield
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange (Station Hotel)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
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 Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Colne, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Colne, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 1)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Colne, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 1) to Primrose, Park Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Colne, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 1) to Primrose, Park Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.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
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com

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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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