There are 4 ways to get from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley by bus, taxi or car

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Bus via Richmond, Market Place (N/A)  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Richmond, Market Place (N/A) X26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Market Place (N/A) to Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) 159

$26

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockton, High Street Stand K (Finkle Street) to Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre) X66 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Darlington to Ripon National Express

$19 - $23

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley 38.5 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley 38.5 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley. However, there are services departing from Thornaby, Spitfire Roundabout (Harold Wilson Centre) and arriving at Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) via Stockton, High Street Stand K (Finkle Street), Darlington, Town Hall and Richmond, Market Place (N/A). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Thornaby-on-Tees and Lightwater Valley is 27 miles. The road distance is 38.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley, including transfers.

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Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley bus services, operated by Arriva North East, depart from Darlington, Town Hall station.

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Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley bus services, operated by Dales and District, arrive at Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley is 38 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley.

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There are 472+ hotels available in Lightwater Valley. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley.
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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Thornaby-on-Tees, England and Lightwater Valley, England?

You can take a bus from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley via Stockton, High Street Stand Q (Opp Taxi Rank), Stockton, High Street Stand K (Finkle Street), Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre), Darlington, Town Hall, Richmond, Market Place (N/A), and Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre) in around 4 h 14 min.

Bus operators
Arriva North East
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Richmond, Market Place (N/A)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stockton, High Street Stand K (Finkle Street) to Darlington, Tubwell Row (Town Centre)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Dales and District
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Richmond, Market Place (N/A)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Richmond, Market Place (N/A) to Lightwater Valley, Car Park (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
Procter's
Phone
01677 425203
Website
procterscoaches.com
Bus from Darlington, Town Hall to Richmond, Market Place (N/A)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
procterscoaches.com
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 Darlington to Ripon
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thornaby-on-Tees to Lightwater Valley
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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