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

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

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

$18 - $61

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Bus  •  2 h 14 min

  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 (Leeds City Bus Station) to Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) X84

$10 - $15

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Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Ilkley 51.7 miles

$11 - $16

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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 (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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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 1 h 25 min.

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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 1 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min 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 1 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 14 min.

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Sheffield to Ilkley bus services, operated by First, arrive at Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station).

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

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

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Ilkley via Leeds in around 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Ilkley via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 2 h 14 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 Ilkley
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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
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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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