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There are 3 ways to get from Skipton to Lanchester by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 35m

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

2 alternative options

Line 59 bus, line 825 bus, train  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Skipton, Doctor's Surgery to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 2 59
  2. Take the line 825 bus from Harrogate, Bus Station to York, Rail Station 825
  3. Take the train from York to Durham

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Skipton to Lanchester 87.1 miles

Skipton to Lanchester by train and bus

The journey time between Skipton and Lanchester is around 3h 42m and covers a distance of around 126 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 26m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 20m. Operated by Northern Rail, LNER, Thameslink and others, the Skipton to Lanchester service departs from Skipton and arrives in Lanchester, Blue Bell Court. Typically 61 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 15m
Layover time:
1h 26m
Total time:
3h 42m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 20m
Journey distance:
126 miles
Services per week:
61
Cheapest price:
£24
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:18
Last service departs at:
23:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Skipton to Lanchester train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Skipton to Lanchester is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Skipton to Lanchester is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 38m.

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The distance between Skipton and Lanchester is 61 miles. The road distance is 87.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Skipton to Lanchester without a car is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs £16 - £230.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Skipton to Lanchester, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skipton to Lanchester is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Skipton to Lanchester.

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  • Distance: 60.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

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

You can take a train from Skipton to Lanchester via Leeds, Durham, and Durham, Millburngate Stand M in around 3h 35m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Skipton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £60
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Leeds to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £120
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from York to Durham
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £95
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Skipton to Leeds
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £15
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from York to Durham
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £140
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Train from York to Durham
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £40
Bus operators
Transdev Harrogate
Phone
01423 56 60 61
Email
hello@harrogatebus.co.uk
Website
transdevbus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Doctor's Surgery to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 2
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Transdev Harrogate

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