There are 4 ways to get from York to Helmsley by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 128 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Micklegate (Central Interchange) to Pickering, The Royal Oak (N/A) 840
  2. Take the line 128 bus from Pickering, The Library (Market Place) to Helmsley, Feathers Hotel (Market Place) 128

$16 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Station Avenue (Rail Station Interchange) to Easingwold, The George Hotel (Spring Street) 40 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Easingwold, The George Hotel (Spring Street) to Helmsley, Market Place (Monument) 31X

$13 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from York to Helmsley 24.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from York to Helmsley 24.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from York to Helmsley is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from York to Helmsley is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Helmsley. However, there are services departing from York, Micklegate (Central Interchange) and arriving at Helmsley, Feathers Hotel (Market Place) via Pickering, The Library (Market Place). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between York and Helmsley is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.7 miles.

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The best way to get from York to Helmsley without a car is to bus and line 128 bus which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £12 - £14.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from York to Helmsley, including transfers.

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York to Helmsley bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from York, Micklegate (Central Interchange) station.

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York to Helmsley bus services, operated by Scarborough and District, arrive at Helmsley, Feathers Hotel (Market Place) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between York to Helmsley is 25 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from York to Helmsley.

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There are 480+ hotels available in Helmsley. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from York to Helmsley.
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  • Distance: 20.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between York, England and Helmsley, England?

You can take a bus from York to Helmsley via Pickering, The Royal Oak (N/A) and Pickering, The Library (Market Place) in around 2 h 19 min.

Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Micklegate (Central Interchange) to Pickering, The Royal Oak (N/A)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Exhibition Square (Exhibition Square Interchange) to Easingwold, The George Hotel (Spring Street)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Easingwold, The George Hotel (Spring Street) to Helmsley, Market Place (Monument)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Scarborough and District
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Pickering, The Library (Market Place) to Helmsley, Feathers Hotel (Market Place)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Reliance Motor Services
Phone
01904 768262
Website
reliancebuses.co.uk
Bus from York, Station Avenue (Rail Station Interchange) to Easingwold, The George Hotel (Spring Street)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
reliancebuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Helmsley
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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