There are 4 ways to get from Skipton to Harrogate by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 34 min

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

$11 - $27

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Bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) to Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) X84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 (Cambridge Street) X52

$11 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skipton to Harrogate 22 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Skipton to Harrogate 22 miles

$4 - $7

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No, there is no direct bus from Skipton station to Harrogate. However, there are services departing from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) and arriving at Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 (Cambridge Street) via Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Skipton to Harrogate. However, there are services departing from Skipton and arriving at Harrogate via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Skipton and Harrogate is 20 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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The best way to get from Skipton to Harrogate without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Skipton to Harrogate, including transfers.

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Skipton to Harrogate bus services, operated by First, arrive at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street).

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Skipton to Harrogate train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Skipton station.

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The best way to get from Skipton to Harrogate is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Skipton to Harrogate bus services, operated by connexions/Harrogate Coa, arrive at Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 (Cambridge Street) station.

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Skipton to Harrogate train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Harrogate station.

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Map of how to get from Skipton to Harrogate.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Skipton to Harrogate via Leeds in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skipton to Harrogate via Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) in around 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Skipton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Skipton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Leeds to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) to Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
connexions/Harrogate Coa
Phone
01423 339600
Email
craig@connexionsbuses.com
Website
connexionsbuses.com
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 (Cambridge Street)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
connexionsbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Skipton to Harrogate
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Skipton to Harrogate is 22 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Skipton to Harrogate.

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