Main Bus Services in the Dales area

There are many bus and coach services in the Yorkshire Dales which operate year-round. The main ones are listed below grouped by area. Note that many services operate in more than one area, but are only listed once. 

Metro's winter DalesBus timetable booklet for 2016-17 can be downloaded here (4MB PDF file), and printed copies are now available from the usual outlets. Updates are available here and for the latest news follow @DalesBus on Twitter.

Most services have links to timetable details (some of these links are to external sites, and some are to PDF files). The three letter codes indicate the main operator of the service.

There are also a number of buses which operate only operate during the summer months - click here for details. Network maps are available for the summer and winter seasons.

Harrogate/Nidderdale Area

24  Harrogate - Pateley Bridge Daily HBC

Details

36  Leeds - Harrogate - Ripon Daily HBC

Details

62  Keighley - Ilkley - Otley - Harrogate Daily
(Ilkley-H'gate Mon-Sat)
KBC Details
X52  Ilkley - Otley - Harrogate

Mon-Sat

HCT Details
747  Bradford - Leeds Bradford International Airport - Harrogate Daily YTI Details
 Harrogate Area Services   Various

Details

 Nidderdale Area Services Various

Details

  
Skipton/Airedale/Wharfedale Area
14  Skipton - Embsay Mon-Fri NY Details
66  Skipton - Keighley Daily KBC

Details

72/72A/
72B/72R
 Skipton - Grassington - Buckden Mon-Sat POD/
UWB/NY

Details

72B/74B  Wharfedale Packhorse - Saturday Evening Service 1st Sat of month WPH Details
76  Wharfedale Packhorse - Saturday Littondale service 5th Sat of month WPH Details
X43  Manchester - Burnley - Skipton - Grassington Daily
(Grassington - Sun/BH)
TBP Details
74  Ilkley - Bolton Abbey - Grassington - Hebden Sat POD

Details

74A  Ilkley - Bolton Abbey - Grassington - Hebden Mon & Wed NY

Details

874  Wakefield - Leeds - Ilkley - Grassington - Buckden Sun/BH ARY Details until 23 April
Details
from 1 May
75  Skipton - Malham Sat KLC Details
280/X80  Preston - Clitheroe - Skipton Daily RPB

Details

210/211  Skipton - Malham Mon-Fri NY

Details

580  Skipton - Settle  (connects with service 581) Mon-Sat KLC Details
873  Ilkley - Bolton Abbey - Skipton Sun/BH KBC Details until 23 April
Details
from 1 May
X84  Leeds - Ilkley - Skipton Mon-Sat FLS

Details

  
Ripon/Wensleydale/Swaledale Area
30  Richmond - Reeth - Keld Mon-Sat LWB

Details

73  Northallerton - Bedale Mon-Sat DAL

Details until 25 March
Details from 27 March

138  Ripon - Masham Mon-Sat DAL Details
144  Bedale - Masham Mon-Sat DAL

Details

155 / RR3  Bedale - Leyburn Mon-Sat NY/LWB Details
156  Catterick - Leyburn - Hawes - Gayle Mon-Sat LWB

Details

855  Garsdale Station - Hardraw - Hawes - Gayle Sun LWB

Details

856  Northallerton - Bedale - Leyburn - Hawes - Gayle Sun/BH DAL Details
LWB  Garsdale Station - Hardraw - Hawes - Gayle Mon-Sat LWB

Details

159  Ripon - Leyburn - Richmond Mon-Sat DAL

Details

RR  Richmond - Catterick - Northallerton/Barnard Castle/Ripon Mon-Sat LWB Details
2  Bedale - Ripon Thu ABB Details
   Masham - Northallerton (demand responsive) Wed BCM Details
   Ripon Roweller (Ripon to/from Masham, Melmerby and Fountains Abbey) Mon-Sat DAL Details
 Upper Wensleydale/Upper Swaledale Area Demand Responsive Bus Services Daily LWB Details
  
Western Dales Area
11  Tosside - Settle - Horton in Ribblesdale Mon-Sat NY

Details

80  Ingleton - Lancaster Mon-Sat STL

Details

581  Kirkby Lonsdale - Ingleton - Settle (connects with 580) Mon-Sat KLC Details
DR06  North Craven Taxibus Mon-Fri NY Details
S1  Dent - Sedbergh - Kendal Sat WDC

Details

S3  Sedbergh - Dent - Sedbergh - Hawes Tues WDC Details
S4  Sedbergh - Dent - Kirkby Stephen Fri WDC Details
W1  Sedbergh - Kendal Mon-Fri WOF Details
W2  Cowgill - Dent - Sedbergh - Kendal Wed WOF Details
Other Services
  National Express logo - link to homepage.   NEX

Details

    MEG Details

Codes indicate the operator, click here for details

Skipton 653 Bradford - Otley - Harrogate Skipton/Airedale/Wharfedale Area 66 Skipton - Keighley 66 Skipton - Keighley - Grassington 72 Skipton - Grassington - Hebden 74 Ilkley - Grassington - Buckden 80 Skipton - Lothersdale  Skipton - Malham 2Skipton - Malham 14 Skipton - Embsay 215 Skipton - Barnoldswick - Colne - Burnley 280 Preston - Skipto0 Skipton - Settle - Giggleswick 8806West Yorkshire - Grassington - Hawes X84 Leeds - Ilkley - Skipton    Ripon/Wensleydale/Swaledale Area 30 Richmond - Reeth - Keld 36 Leyburn - Reeth 73 Northallerton - Bedale - Richmond (connects with 156/157) 113 Hawes - Garsdale 144 Bedale - Masham 156/157 Northallerton - Bedale - Leyburn - Hawes 158 Leyburn/Middleham - Woodale 159 Ripon - Leyburn - Richmond (connects with 156/157) 160 Leyburn - Jervaulx Abbey - Bedale Ripon Roweller (Ripon to/from Masham, Melmerby, Fountains Abbey and Newby Hall)   Richmond area services   Ripon/Northallerton area services North Craven Taxibus B10 Clitheroe - Slaidburn - Settle 80/80A/81 Ingleton - Lancaster 564 Brough - Sedbergh - Kendal 564A Dent - Sedbergh - Kendal 564B Cowgill - Dent - Sedbergh - Kendal 567 Ingleton - Kirkby Lonsdale - Kendal 581 Ingleton - Settle - Horton in Ribblesdale   625 Appleby - Dufton - Penrith 784 873 Cravenlink Ilkley - Addingham - Bolton Abbey / Draughton - Embsay - Skipton

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