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

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Bus, line 822 bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) to Grassington, National Park Centre (Hardy Meadows) 72R / ...
  2. Take the line 822 bus from Grassington, National Park Centre (Hardy Meadows) to Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove) 822

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) to Leeds City Centre, The Headrow (Parade of Shops) X84
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, New Briggate (Home Sense Store) to Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove) 36

$18 - $19

Taxi  •  45 min

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

$120 - $150

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 to Lightwater Valley. However, there are services departing from Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) and arriving at Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) via Grassington, National Park Centre (Hardy Meadows) and Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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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 bus and line 822 bus which takes 3 h 48 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Skipton to Lightwater Valley, including transfers.

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Skipton to Lightwater Valley bus services, operated by Keighley & District, depart from Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) station.

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Skipton to Lightwater Valley bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove).

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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 490+ hotels available in Lightwater Valley. Prices start at $79 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 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Skipton to Lightwater Valley via Grassington, National Park Centre (Hardy Meadows), Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove), and Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) in around 3 h 48 min.

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 Grassington, National Park Centre (Hardy Meadows)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) to Grassington, National Park Centre (Hardy Meadows)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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, Market Place (Jerry Croft) to Grassington, National Park Centre (Hardy Meadows)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
North Yorkshire County C
Phone
01609 780780
Website
northyorks.gov.uk
Bus from Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) to Grassington, National Park Centre (Hardy Meadows)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
northyorks.gov.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Grassington, National Park Centre (Hardy Meadows) to Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Harrogate and District T
Bus from Leeds City Centre, New Briggate (Home Sense Store) to Ripon, Bus Station Stand 3 (Victoria Grove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
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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