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Ilkley

                        Public Transport Routes to the Yorkshire Dales from Ilkley
To Wharfedale (Dales Way) – Bolton Abbey, Barden, Burnsall, Grassington, Kettlewell and Buckden

Weekdays: Bus 74 Ilkley to Grassington (connection at Grassington Interchange onto bus 72 for Kettlewell and Buckden)

Sundays: Dalesbuses 800/805 from Ilkley to Bolton Abbey, Barden, Burnsall, Grassington, Kettlewell and Buckden. Special Fare: Dales Rover

Summer Sundays: Cravenlink 884 from Ilkley to Bolton Abbey. Special Fare: Cravenlink Rover

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

Daily: Wharfedale Line train to Shipley or  bus X84 (not Sundays) to Skipton to catch Leeds-Settle-Carlisle/ Morecambe train service to Gargrave.

Mondays to Fridays (afternoons only): Wharfedale Line train to Shipley or X84 Bus to Skipton to catch Postbus P8 or 210 from Skipton Bus Station

Saturdays:  Bus X84 to Skipton, then bus 210/843 to Gargrave, Airton, Kirkby Malham and Malham

Summer Saturdays and Sundays: Bus 809 from Ilkley to Gargrave, Settle, Malham Tarn and Malham. Special Fare: Dales Rover

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

Daily: Wharfedale Line train to Shipley or bus X84/784 to Skipton to catch the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line. (Bus 113 weekdays from Garsdale Station to Hawes)

Summer Saturdays and Sundays: Dalesbus 809 to Hellifield, Long Preston and Settle. Special Fare: Dales Rover

To Western Dales and Ingleton (Giggleswick, Austwick, Clapham, Ingleton)

Daily: Wharfedale Line train to Shipley or bus X84/784 to Skipton to catch Leeds-Skipton-Morecambe line train for Giggleswick and Clapham village (NB Clapham Station 1¼ miles (2km – from village)

Mondays to Saturdays: Wharfedale Line train to Shipley or bus X84 to Skipton to catch Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line train to Settle then bus 581 from Settle Market Place for Austwick, Clapham village and Ingleton

To Dentdale and Sedbergh

Daily: Wharfedale Line to Shipley or bus X84/784 to Skipton to catch Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line train to Dent Station (NB Dent Station is 4½ miles 7 km from Dent village)

To Swaledale - Richmond, Reeth, Gunnerside, Muker, Thwaite and Keld

Weekdays: Wharfedale Line train to Leeds then TransPennine Express to Darlington then bus 27, X27, 28, X28 to Richmond, then bus 30 for Reeth
Gunnerside, Muker and Keld.

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

Weekdays: Wharfedale Line train to Leeds then TransPennine Express 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: Wharfedale Line train to Leeds to catch bus 36 from Leeds to Ripon and then bus 159 to Masham, Middleham, Leyburn and Richmond

Sundays: Dalesbuses 800/805 from Ilkley to Aysgarth, Bainbridge and Hawes. Special Fare: Dales Rover

Selected Summer Sundays: X84 Bus to Otley to catch Dalesbus 802 to Lightwater Valley, Masham, Leyburn and Richmond. Special Fare: Dales Rover (not valid on X84)

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

Daily: Wharfedale line train to Leeds to catch Harrogate Line train to Harrogate to catch bus 24 to Darley, Summerbridge and Pateley Bridge

Weekdays and Summer Sundays: Wharfedale line train to Leeds to catch bus 36 to Ripon then Ripon Roweller bus to Fountains Abbey

Selected Summer Sundays: bus X84 to Otley to catch Dalesbus 802 to Greenhow, Pateley Bridge (for Dalesbus 25 to Ramsgill, Lofthouse and Middlesmoor), Fountains Abbey, Ripon, Lightwater Valley, Masham, Middleham, Leyburn and Richmond. Special Fare: Dales Rover (not valid on X84)

To Washburn Valley - Blubberhouses

Weekdays: Bus X84 to Skipton to catch X59 from Skipton to Blubberhouses

Selected Summer Sundays: bus X84 to Otley to catch Dalesbus 802 to Lindley, Norwood, Blubberhouses, Greenhow and Pateley Bridge. Special Fare: Dales Rover (not valid on X84)

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