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There are 5 ways to get from Skipton to Lancaster University by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Skipton to Lancaster

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 3 to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St X43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Lancaster University National Express

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Line 580 bus, line 581 bus, line 830 bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 580 bus from Skipton, Market Place to Settle, Market Place 580
  2. Take the line 581 bus from Settle, Market Place to Ingleton, Community Centre 581 / ...
  3. Take the line 830 bus from Ingleton, Community Centre to Lancaster University, University Underpass 830

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skipton to Lancaster University 42.8 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Skipton to Lancaster University 42.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Skipton to Lancaster University is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skipton to Lancaster University is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skipton to Lancaster University. However, there are services departing from Skipton, Market Place and arriving at Lancaster University, University Underpass via Settle, Market Place and Ingleton, Community Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Skipton and Lancaster University is 32 miles. The road distance is 42.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Skipton to Lancaster University without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £11 - £17.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Skipton to Lancaster University, including transfers.

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Skipton to Lancaster University bus services, operated by Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches, depart from Skipton, Market Place station.

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The best way to get from Skipton to Lancaster University is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £11 - £17. Alternatively, you can line 580 bus and line 581 bus and line 830 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Skipton to Lancaster University bus services, operated by Rotala Preston Bus, arrive at Lancaster University, University Underpass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skipton to Lancaster University is 43 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Skipton to Lancaster University.

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Map of how to get from Skipton to Lancaster University.
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Skipton, England and Lancaster University, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Skipton to Lancaster University every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skipton to Lancaster University via Settle, Market Place, Ingleton, Community Centre, and Lancaster University in around 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches
Phone
01524 733 831
Email
office@kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Website
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Market Place to Settle, Market Place
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Settle, Market Place to Ingleton, Community Centre
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Rotala Preston Bus
Bus from Ingleton, Community Centre to Lancaster University, University Underpass
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 3 to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Lancaster University
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Skipton to Lancaster University
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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