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

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 X52

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 21 min

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

$8 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilkley to Harrogate 16.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Ilkley to Harrogate 16.6 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Ilkley to Harrogate is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilkley to Harrogate is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ilkley, Bus Station station and arriving at Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilkley to Harrogate. However, there are services departing from Ilkley and arriving at Harrogate via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Ilkley and Harrogate is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilkley to Harrogate without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs .

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The bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ilkley to Harrogate bus services, operated by connexions/Harrogate Coa, arrive at Ilkley, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Ilkley to Harrogate is to bus which takes 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £14 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

connexions/Harrogate Coa operates a bus from Ilkley to Harrogate hourly, and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ilkley to Harrogate via Leeds in around 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Ilkley to Leeds
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
connexions/Harrogate Coa
Phone
01423 339600
Email
craig@connexionsbuses.com
Website
connexionsbuses.com
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexionsbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ilkley to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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Ilkley to Harrogate bus services, operated by connexions/Harrogate Coa, arrive at Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilkley to Harrogate is 17 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Ilkley to Harrogate.

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