There are 3 ways to get from York to Fountains Abbey by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from York to Knaresborough
  2. Take a taxi from Knaresborough to Fountains Abbey

$46 - $63

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from York to Fountains Abbey 29.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from York to Fountains Abbey 29.2 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from York to Fountains Abbey is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from York to Fountains Abbey is to train and taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between York and Fountains Abbey is 23 miles. The road distance is 29.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from York to Fountains Abbey, including transfers.

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  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between York, England and Fountains Abbey, England?

There is no direct connection from York to Fountains Abbey. However, you can take the train to Knaresborough then take the taxi to Fountains Abbey. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Fountains Abbey.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Knaresborough to Fountains Abbey
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Amber Cars
Phone
+44 113 202 2117
Website
taxileeds.co.uk
Royal Cars Leeds
Phone
+44 113 230 5000
Website
leeds-taxi.com
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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