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

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Train, line 36 bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Skipton to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Harrogate
  3. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 to Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 36

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Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skipton to Lightwater Valley 33.7 miles

$120 - $150

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Bus, line 36 bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 to Ilkley, Bus Station X84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6 X52
  3. Take the line 36 bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 to Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 36

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Skipton to Lightwater Valley 33.7 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Skipton to Lightwater Valley is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skipton to Lightwater Valley is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skipton station to Lightwater Valley. However, there are services departing from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 and arriving at Lightwater Valley, Car Park via Ilkley, Bus Station, Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 and Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Skipton and Lightwater Valley is 23 miles. The road distance is 33.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Skipton to Lightwater Valley without a car is to train and line 36 bus which takes 3 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Skipton to Lightwater Valley, including transfers.

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Skipton to Lightwater Valley bus services, operated by First, arrive at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4.

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Skipton to Lightwater Valley bus services, operated by Transdev Harrogate, arrive at Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skipton to Lightwater Valley is 34 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Skipton to Lightwater Valley.

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There are 484+ hotels available in Lightwater Valley. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Skipton to Lightwater Valley.
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  • Distance: 23.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

What companies run services between Skipton, England and Lightwater Valley, England?

You can take a bus from Skipton to Lightwater Valley via Ilkley, Bus Station, Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8, Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3, and Lightwater Valley, Car Park in around 4 h.

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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Transdev Harrogate
Phone
01423 56 60 61
Email
hello@harrogatebus.co.uk
Website
harrogatebus.co.uk
Bus from Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 8 to Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
harrogatebus.co.uk
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 to Ilkley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 to Ilkley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
connexions/Harrogate Coa
Phone
01423 339600
Email
craig@connexionsbuses.com
Website
connexionsbuses.com
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station to Harrogate, Hgte Bus Stn Stand 6
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexionsbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Skipton to Lightwater Valley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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