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

Weekdays: Wharfedale Line train or bus X84 to Ilkley then bus 74 Ilkley to Grassington (connection at Grassington Interchange onto 72 for Kettlewell and Buckden). Special Fare: DalesBus Ilkley (train/bus).

Sundays and Bank Holidays: Wharfedale Line train or bus 870/X84 to Ilkley then Dalesbus 874 or 884 to Bolton Abbey, Barden, Burnsall, Grassington, Kettlewell and Buckden. Special Fare: Dales Rover

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: Dalesbus 800 to Bolton Abbey, Barden, Burnsall, Grassington, Kettlewell and Buckden. Special Fare: Dales Rover

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

Daily: Leeds-Settle-Carlisle/ Morecambe train service to Gargrave.

Mondays to Saturdays: Airedale Line Leeds-Skipton train then bus 210/211 from Skipton Bus Station to Gargrave, Airton, Kirkby Malham and Malham

Summer Saturdays and Sundays: Airedale Line train Leeds-Skipton then bus 890 (via Settle and Malham Tarn) or bus 210 (via Airton) from Skipton Rail Station. Special Fare: Dales Rover (Sundays and Bank Holidays only)

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: Bus 870 to Ilkley then Dalesbus 883 to Gargrave, Airton, Kirkby Malham 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 (for Hawes)

Daily: Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line train to all stations (Bus 113 weekdays from Garsdale Station to Hawes and bus 832 (Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays from Ribblehead Station to Hawes)

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

Daily: Leeds-Skipton-Morecambe line for Giggleswick and Clapham village (NB Clapham Station is 1¼ miles (2km) from village)

Mondays to Saturdays: Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line train to Settle then bus 581 from Settle Market Place to Austwick, Clapham Village and Ingleton

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line train to Ribblehead then Ingleborough Pony bus 832 to Ingleton

To Dentdale and Sedbergh

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

Weekdays : Leeds-Morecambe line train to Lancaster and onward TransPennine Express rail service for Kendal, then bus 564 to Sedbergh; limited onwards service to Dent village Wednesdays and Saturdays only.

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

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

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: Settle-Carlisle line train from Leeds to Ribblehead then bus 832 to Hawes, for connecting bus 831 to Thwaite, Keld, Muker, Gunnerside and Reeth

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: DalesBus 820 to Richmond. Special Fare: Dales Rover

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

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

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: DalesBus 800 to Aysgarth, Bainbridge and Hawes. Special Fare: Dales Rover

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: DalesBus 820 to Lightwater Valley, Masham and Leyburn. Special Fare: Dales Rover

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: Settle-Carlisle line train from Leeds to Ribblehead then bus 832 to Hawes

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

Daily: Bus 36 to Harrogate then bus 24 to Darley, Summerbridge and Pateley Bridge. Special Fare: Harrogate & District Day Gold

Weekdays and Summer Sundays: Bus 36 Leeds to Ripon then Ripon Roweller bus 139 to Fountains Abbey.  Special Fare: Harrogate & District Day Gold

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: Dalesbus 820 via Otley to Darley, Pateley Bridge (for Dales Bus 825 for Ramsgill, Lofthouse and How Stean Gorge),
Fountains Abbey, Ripon, Lightwater Valley and Masham

To Washburn Valley - Blubberhouses

Weekdays: Train to either Skipton or Harrogate, for bus X59 to Blubberhouses

Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays: Dalesbus 820 via Otley to Lindley, Norwood and Pateley Bridge. Special Fare: Dales Rover


FROM LEEDS-BRADFORD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Bus 757 provides a frequent bus link direct between Leeds-Bradford Airport and Leeds City Rail and Bus Stations for all bus and train services to the Yorkshire Dales, whilst Bus 767 provides a service direct to Harrogate, for buses to Ripon and Nidderdale. Both services operate throughout the day seven days a week.

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