Public Transport Routes to the Yorkshire Dales from Lancaster
To Mid Wharfedale (Dales Way) – Bolton Abbey, Barden and Burnsall
Weekdays: Lancaster-Leeds train from Lancaster to Skipton for bus X59 to Bolton Bridge (Devonshire Arms) then for short walk to Bolton Abbey or bus 74 to Barden, Burnsall and Grassington
To Upper Wharfedale (Dales Way) Grassington, Kettlewell and Buckden
Weekdays: Lancaster-Leeds train from Lancaster to Skipton for bus 72/72R from Skipton Rail Station to Rylstone, Grassington, Hebden, Kettlewell and Buckden
To Malhamdale – Gargrave, Airton, Kirkby Malham and Malham (Pennine Way)
Weekdays: Lancaster-Leeds train to Long Preston, Hellifield, Gargrave and Skipton
Mondays to Saturdays: Train from Lancaster to Gargrave or Skipton then bus 210/211 from Skipton or Gargrave to Airton, Kirkby Malham and Malham
To Ribblesdale (Pennine Way, Dales Way, Ribble Way, Pennine Bridleway) – Hellifield, Long Preston, Settle, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Ribblehead and Garsdale
Weekdays: Lancaster-Leeds train from Lancaster to Hellifield for Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line from Hellifield to Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Ribblehead and Garsdale
To the Western Dales - Giggleswick, Austwick, Clapham and Ingleton
Weekdays: Lancaster-Leeds train to Bentham, Clapham (NB Clapham Station is 1¼ miles (2km) from village), Giggleswick, Long Preston and Hellifield.
Weekdays: Bus 80/81 from Lancaster to Ingleton
To Dentdale and Sedbergh
Weekdays: TransPennine Express train to Kendal, then Bus 564 to Sedbergh; limited onwards service to Dent village Wednesdays and Saturdays only.
To Wensleydale - Leyburn, Middleham, Aysgarth, Redmire, Askrigg, Castle Bolton, Bainbridge and Hawes
Weekdays: Lancaster-Leeds train from Lancaster to Hellifield for Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line train from Hellifield to Garsdale, for bus 113 to Hawes. Buses 156/157 run from Hawes to Leyburn via Redmire, Castle Bolton, Askrigg, Aysgarth and Bainbridge.