Public Transport Routes to the Yorkshire Dales from Darlington
To Swaledale - Richmond, Reeth, Gunnerside, Muker, Thwaite and Keld
Weekdays: Bus 27, X27, 28, X28 from Darlington Station and Town Centre to Richmond, for onward service 30 for Reeth, Gunnerside, Muker and Keld.
To Wensleydale - Leyburn, Middleham, Aysgarth, Redmire Askrigg, Castle Bolton, Bainbridge and Hawes
Weekdays: TransPennine Express train from Darlington to Northallerton for bus 73 to Leeming Bar (for Wensleydale Railway) and Bedale for connecting bus 156/157 to Leyburn (weekday connection with bus 159 for Middleham, Masham and Ripon), Redmire, Castle Bolton, Askrigg, Aysgarth, Bainbridge and Hawes.
Weekdays: Bus 27, X27, 28, X28 from Darlington to Richmond then bus 159 to Leyburn (connections onto bus 156 and 157) for Middleham, Masham and Ripon
Other Areas of the Yorkshire Dales
Many other areas of the Yorkshire Dales are accessible by catching a Trans Pennine Express or Cross Country train from Darlington to Leeds, for onward connections.