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    Public Transport Routes to the Yorkshire Dales from Skipton
To Mid Wharfedale (Dales Way) – Bolton Abbey, Barden, Burnsall

Weekdays: Bus X59 to Bolton Bridge (Devonshire Arms) for short walk to Bolton Abbey, or connection onto bus 74 to Barden and Burnsall.

Sundays: Cravenlink bus 884 to Bolton Abbey

To Upper Wharfedale (Dales Way) Grassington, Kettlewell and Buckden

Weekdays: Bus 72/72R from Skipton Rail and Bus Stations to Rylstone, Grassington, Hebden, Kettlewell and Buckden.

Sundays: Dalesbus 66A to Cracoe and Grassington, to connect with Dalesbus 805 for Kettlewell, Buckden, Aysgarth and Hawes. Special Fare: Dales Rover

To Malhamdale – Gargrave, Airton, Kirkby Malham and Malham (Pennine Way)

Daily: Skipton-Settle-Carlisle/ Morecambe train service to Gargrave

Mondays to Fridays (afternoons only): Postbus P8 or 210 from Skipton Bus Station to Malham

Saturdays: Dales Bus 210 via Gargrave, Airton and Kirkby Malham to Malham from Skipton Bus and Rail Stations

Summer Saturdays and Sundays: Dales Bus 809 (via Gargrave, Settle and Malham Tarn) to Malham from Skipton Bus and Rail Stations

To Ribblesdale (Pennine Way, Dales Way, Ribble Way, Pennine Bridleway) – Hellifield, Long Preston, Settle, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Ribblehead and Garsdale

Daily: Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line train from Skipton (Bus 113 weekdays from Garsdale Station to Hawes)

Summer Saturdays and Sundays: Dales Bus 809 to Hellifeld, Long Preston and Settle

To the Western Dales - Giggleswick, Austwick, Clapham and Ingleton

Daily: Morecambe line train for Giggleswick and Clapham (NB Clapham Station 1¼ miles (2km – from village)

Mondays to Saturdays: Skipton-Settle-Carlisle line to Settle then Bus 581 from Settle Market Place for Austwick, Clapham village and Ingleton

To Dentdale and Sedbergh

Daily: Rail Skipton-Settle-Carlisle line to Dent Station (NB Dent Station is 4½ miles 7 km from Dent village)

To Wensleydale: Leyburn, Middleham, Aysgarth, Redmire, Askrigg, Castle Bolton, Bainbridge and Hawes

Weekdays: Airedale line train to Leeds, then bus 36 to Ripon for bus 159 to Masham, Middleham, Leyburn and Richmond

Sundays: Dalesbus 66A from Skipton to Grassington, for connection on Dalesbus 805 to Aysgarth, Bainbridge and Hawes. Special Fare: Dales Rover

To Nidderdale – Darley, Summerbridge, Pateley Bridge and Fountains Abbey

Weekdays: Bus X59 to Harrogate, then bus 24 to Darley, Summerbridge and Pateley Bridge. Special Fare: Day Gold

Weekdays: Bus X59 to Harrogate, then bus 36 to Ripon then Ripon Roweller to Fountains Abbey. Special Fare: Day Gold

To Washburn Valley: Blubberhouses

Weekdays: Bus X59 from Skipton to Blubberhouses

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