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There are 6 ways to get from Skipton to Thirsk by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

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

$37 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Skipton, Market Place to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn X84
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Thirsk National Express

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Skipton to Leeds
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Thirsk National Express

$17 - $32

Bus, line 36 bus  •  4 h 10 min

  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

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skipton to Thirsk 41.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Skipton to Thirsk 41.8 miles

$9 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Skipton to Thirsk is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skipton to Thirsk is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skipton to Thirsk. However, there are services departing from Skipton, Market Place and arriving at Thirsk via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Skipton and Thirsk is 33 miles. The road distance is 41.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Skipton to Thirsk without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £28 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Skipton to Thirsk, including transfers.

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Skipton to Thirsk bus services, operated by First, depart from Skipton, Market Place station.

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The best way to get from Skipton to Thirsk is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £28 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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Skipton to Thirsk bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Thirsk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skipton to Thirsk is 42 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Skipton to Thirsk.

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Map of how to get from Skipton to Thirsk.
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  • Distance: 33.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Skipton to Thirsk via Leeds and Thirsk in around 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skipton to Thirsk via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn and Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
LNER
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Thirsk
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Bus operators
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Thirsk
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Skipton, Market Place to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
First
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 to Ilkley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Skipton to Thirsk
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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