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

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Train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Ilkley to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

£23 - £62

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Train, bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Ilkley to Bradford Forster Square
  2. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...

£14 - £49

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Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 3 to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton Street X43

Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Ilkley to Wilmslow 63.4 miles

£10 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Ilkley to Wilmslow is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilkley to Wilmslow is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilkley to Wilmslow. However, there are services departing from Ilkley and arriving at Wilmslow via Leeds and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Ilkley and Wilmslow is 45 miles. The road distance is 63.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilkley to Wilmslow without a car is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs £23 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Ilkley to Wilmslow, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ilkley to Wilmslow is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs £23 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 50m.

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Ilkley to Wilmslow train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilkley to Wilmslow is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Ilkley to Wilmslow.

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  • Distance: 44.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 14m

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

You can take a train from Ilkley to Wilmslow via Leeds and Manchester Piccadilly in around 2h 14m. Alternatively, Transdev Burnley & Pendly operates a bus from Ilkley to Wilmslow hourly, and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Ilkley to Leeds
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Ilkley to Bradford Forster Square
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
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 Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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Transdev Burnley & Pendly
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 3 to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton Street
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk

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