There are 5 ways to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 50 min

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

$59 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus, line 36 bus, line 825 bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) 240
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 (Cambridge Street) 36 / ...
  3. Take the line 825 bus from Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 (Beulah Street) to Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre (Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre) 825

$21 - $24

3 alternative options

Train, line 825 bus  •  3 h 28 min

  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 (Beulah Street) to Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre (Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre) 825

$26 - $76

Bus, line 36 bus, line 825 bus via Leeds City Centre, New Briggate (Home Sense Store)  •  3 h 55 min

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

$21 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey 70.1 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange and arriving at Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre (Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) and Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 (Beulah Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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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 1 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Fountains Abbey bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 36 bus and line 825 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 47 min.

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

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

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There are 395+ hotels available in Fountains Abbey. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey.
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  • Distance: 50.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey via Leeds and Harrogate in around 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Fountains Abbey via Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station), Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 (Cambridge Street), Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 (Beulah Street), and Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre (Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre) in around 3 h 47 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
35 min
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
43 min
Frequency
Once 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
LNER
Bus operators
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Harrogate, Bus Stn Stand 5 (Beulah Street) to Fountains Abbey, Visitor Centre (Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
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 Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Harrogate and District T
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 (Cambridge Street)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Bus from Leeds City Centre, New Briggate (Home Sense Store) to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 (Cambridge Street)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7

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