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There are 4 ways to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to York
  2. Take the train from York to Knaresborough

$68 - $122

3 alternative options

Train, line 825 bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Harrogate
  3. Take the line 825 bus from Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 to Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre 825

Bus, line 36 bus, line 825 bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street 240
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Leeds City Centre, New Briggate to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 36
  3. Take the line 825 bus from Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 to Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre 825

Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey 70.1 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Fountains Abbey. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre via Leeds City Centre, New Briggate and Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Fountains Abbey is 51 miles. The road distance is 70.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £50 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Fountains Abbey bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £50 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus and line 36 bus and line 825 bus, which costs and takes 3h 59m.

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Sheffield to Fountains Abbey bus services, operated by Dales and District, arrive at Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Fountains Abbey is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey.
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  • Distance: 50.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Fountains Abbey, England?

You can take a train from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey via York and Knaresborough in around 2h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Leeds City Centre, New Briggate, Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5, and Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre in around 3h 59m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to York
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to York
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to Knaresborough
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 to Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Transdev Harrogate
Phone
01423 56 60 61
Email
hello@harrogatebus.co.uk
Website
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, New Briggate to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk

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