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

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Train  •  1 h 16 min

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

$18 - $34

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Bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from York, Low Ousegate (Clifford's Tower Area) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 840 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) X84

$12 - $16

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Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from York to Skipton 42.7 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from York to Skipton 42.7 miles

$9 - $14

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Skipton. However, there are services departing from York, Low Ousegate (Clifford's Tower Area) and arriving at Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from York to Skipton. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Skipton via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between York and Skipton is 38 miles. The road distance is 42.7 miles.

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The best way to get from York to Skipton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from York to Skipton, including transfers.

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York to Skipton bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from York, Low Ousegate (Clifford's Tower Area) station.

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York to Skipton train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from York station.

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The best way to get from York to Skipton is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 3 min.

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York to Skipton bus services, operated by First, arrive at Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) station.

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York to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Skipton station.

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  • Distance: 38.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from York to Skipton via Leeds in around 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Skipton via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Northern Rail
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Low Ousegate (Clifford's Tower Area) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from York to Skipton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between York to Skipton is 43 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from York to Skipton.

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