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There are 3 ways to get from Sheffield to Ilkley by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 25m

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

$18 - $61

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Bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Ilkley, Bus Station X84 / ...

$10 - $16

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Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Ilkley 51.7 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Ilkley is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Ilkley is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Ilkley station. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Ilkley, Bus Station via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Ilkley. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Ilkley via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Ilkley is 41 miles. The road distance is 51.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Ilkley without a car is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs £13 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to get from Sheffield to Ilkley, including transfers.

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

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Sheffield to Ilkley train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Ilkley is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs £13 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £13 and takes 2h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Ilkley.
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  • Distance: 40.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Ilkley via Leeds in around 1h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Ilkley via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn in around 2h 29m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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
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
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Ilkley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Sheffield to Ilkley bus services, operated by First, arrive at Ilkley, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Ilkley is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Sheffield to Ilkley.

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