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

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Train  •  1h 15m

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

$18 - $65

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Bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the bus from York, Clifford Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn Zap
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Keighley, Bus Station 60
  3. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 66

$12 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  57m

  1. Take a taxi from York to Skipton 42.7 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  57m

  1. Drive from York to Skipton 42.7 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from York to Skipton is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57m.

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The quickest way to get from York to Skipton is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Skipton station. However, there are services departing from York, Clifford Street and arriving at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn and Keighley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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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 1h 15m.

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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 1h 15m and costs £13 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from York to Skipton, including transfers.

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York to Skipton bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, depart from York, Clifford Street 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 1h 15m and costs £13 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £16 and takes 3h 23m.

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Map of how to get from York to Skipton.
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  • Distance: 38.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

You can take a train from York to Skipton via Leeds in around 1h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from York to Skipton via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn and Keighley, Bus Station in around 3h 23m.

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
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Skipton
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from York, Clifford Street to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Keighley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Keighley
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
Bus from Keighley to Skipton
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from York to Skipton
Ave. Duration
57m
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 638833
Website
streamlinetaxisyork.co.uk
Fleetways Taxis
Phone
+44 1904 365365
Website
fleetways.co.uk

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York to Skipton bus services, operated by Keighley & District, arrive at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5.

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

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

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