There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool to Skipton by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$39 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach UK  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 38) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) 280

$19 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus The Burnley Bus Company  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool University to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) X43

$23 - $26

Train, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Burnley Manchester Road
  3. Take the bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Station (Manchester Road / Railway Stn) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) X43

$31 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Skipton 68.4 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Skipton is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Skipton is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Skipton is 55 miles. The road distance is 68.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Liverpool to Skipton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Skipton station. However, there are services departing from Liverpool University and arriving at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Skipton via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Skipton, England?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Skipton via Leeds in around 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Skipton via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) in around 3 h 49 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Skipton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Station (Manchester Road / Railway Stn) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 38) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk

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