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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  40 min

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

$51 - $69

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

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

$110 - $140

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from York to Fountains Abbey 29.2 miles

$6 - $9

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
$45 - $60
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from York to Fountains Abbey?

The distance between York and Fountains Abbey is 37 km. The road distance is 47 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from York to Fountains Abbey?

The cheapest way to get from York to Fountains Abbey is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from York to Fountains Abbey?

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

How long does it take to get from York to Fountains Abbey?

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