Sunday & Bank Holiday buses 873 & 884 linking

Ilkley, Addingham, Bolton Abbey, Strid Wood, Eastby, Embsay, Skipton,
Gargrave and Malham

 

There is a wide range of varied day-out opportunities available using the Cravenlink service.
 

All the following attractions are nearby the route:
Ilkley Toy Museum (closed Bank Holidays)

Bolton Priory and Strid Woods
Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
Skipton Castle


The service is really easy to use .. there's no need to book in advance, and the bus stops at all bus stops.

 

Click here for winter timetable, running every Sunday until 30 April 2017 between Ilkley and Skipton.

Summer Timetable: Every Sunday and Bank Holiday from 1 May to 24 September 2017

884 873 884 874 875 873 874 873 873
 Wakefield Bus Station .. .. .. 0840 0925 .. .. .. ..
 Leeds City Bus Station .. .. .. 0915 0955 .. .. .. ..
 Otley, Bus Station .. .. .. 0950 .. .. .. .. ..
 Dewsbury, Bus Station .. .. 0855 .. .. .. .. .. ..
 Batley, Bus Station .. .. 0905 .. .. .. .. .. ..
 Bradford Interchange .. .. 0930 .. .. .. .. .. ..
 Shipley, Market Place .. .. 0942 .. .. .. .. .. ..
 Guiseley, White Cross .. .. 0951 .. .. .. .. .. ..
 Burley, Station Road .. .. 1000 1000 1032 .. .. .. ..
 Ilkley Bus Station 0912 .. 1012 1012 1042 1142 1402 1442 1622
 Addingham, opp. The Fleece 0919 .. 1019 1019 .. 1149 1409 1449 1629
 Draughton 0925 .. 1025 .. .. .. .. .. ..
 Bolton Abbey, Village Green .. .. .. 1027 .. 1157 1417 1457 1637
 Strid Wood .. .. .. 1032 .. 1202 1422 1502 1642
 Eastby .. .. .. .. .. 1212 .. 1512 1652
 Embsay, Institute .. 0955 .. .. .. 1214 .. 1514 1654
 Skipton High Street 0932 1002 1032 .. .. 1220 .. 1520 1700
 Skipton Bus Station arr. (0938) 1005 1035 .. .. 1222 .. 1522 ..
 Skipton Bus Station dep. .. .. 1040 .. .. 1225 .. 1525 ..
 Skipton Rail Station 0935 1008 .. .. .. .. .. .. 1705
 Gargrave, Square .. .. 1052 .. .. 1237 .. 1537 ..
 Airton .. .. 1105 .. .. 1250 .. 1550 ..
 Kirkby Malham .. .. 1110 .. .. 1255 .. 1555 ..
 Malham, NPC Car Park .. .. 1115 .. .. 1300 .. 1600 ..
 Burnsall, Village Green .. .. .. 1042 .. .. 1432 .. ..
 Grassington NPC dep. .. .. .. 1100 .. .. 1450 .. ..
 Kettlewell, Shelter .. .. .. 1118 1133 .. 1508 .. ..
 Buckden, opp. Buck Inn .. .. .. 1128 1143 .. 1518 .. ..
 Aysgarth, Falls Corner .. .. .. .. 1215 .. .. .. ..
 Hawes, Dales Countryside Museum .. .. .. .. 1240 .. .. .. ..
                   
873 873 873 874 873 874 884 873 875
 Hawes, Dales Countryside Museum .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1620
 Aysgarth, Falls Corner .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1650
 Buckden, Buck Inn .. .. .. 1220 .. 1620 .. .. 1720
 Kettlewell, Blue Bell Inn .. .. .. 1230 .. 1630 .. .. 1730
 Grassington NPC dep. .. .. .. 1255 .. 1655 .. .. 1755
 Burnsall, Red Lion .. .. .. 1306 .. 1706 .. .. 1806
 Malham, NPC Car Park .. .. 1140 .. 1440 .. 1630 .. ..
 Kirkby Malham .. .. 1144 .. 1444 .. 1634 .. ..
 Airton .. .. 1149 .. 1450 .. 1639 .. ..
 Gargrave, Square .. .. 1205 .. 1505 .. 1655 .. ..
 Skipton Rail Station (0948) 1015 .. .. .. .. 1710 1715 ..
 Skipton Bus Station arr. .. 1018 1220 .. 1520 .. 1713 1720 ..
 Skipton Bus Station dep. 0945 1025 1225 .. 1525 .. 1715 1725 ..
 Skipton High Street 0949 1026 1226 .. 1526 .. 1716 1726 ..
 Embsay, Institute 0955 1032 1232 .. 1532 .. .. 1732 ..
 Eastby .. 1034 1234 .. 1534 .. .. 1734 ..
 Strid Wood .. 1044 1244 1314 1544 1714 .. 1744 1814
 Bolton Abbey, opp. Village Green .. 1050 1250 1320 1550 1720 .. 1750 1820
 Draughton, Shelter .. .. .. .. .. .. 1722 .. ..
 Addingham, The Fleece .. 1058 1258 1328 1558 1728 1728 1758 1828
 Ilkley Bus Station arr. .. 1106 1306 1336 1606 1736 1736 1806 1835
 Ilkley Bus Station dep. .. .. .. .. .. 1740 1740 .. 1835
 Burley, Station Road .. .. .. .. .. R 1748 .. 1843
 Guiseley, White Cross .. .. .. .. .. .. 1755 .. ..
 Shipley, Market Place .. .. .. .. .. .. 1806 .. ..
 Bradford, Interchange* .. .. .. .. .. .. 1820 .. ..
 Batley, Bus Station* .. .. .. .. .. .. 1845 .. ..
 Dewsbury, Bus Station* .. .. .. .. .. .. 1855 .. ..
 Otley, Bus Station .. .. .. .. .. 1755 .. .. ..
 Leeds, City Square* .. .. .. .. .. 1830 .. .. 1918
 Wakefield Bus Station* .. .. .. .. .. 1855 .. .. 1945

Notes:

Timetable also shows DalesBus services 874 and 875 - follow link for full details.

* = calls to set down passengers only

R = calls on request only

Click here for winter timetable, running every Sunday until 30 April 2017 between Ilkley and Skipton.
 


Connects at Ilkley with service X84 to/from Otley and Leeds, and at Skipton with service 66 to/from Keighley.

Connections are also available with Airedale and Wharfedale line trains.

Dales Rovers, MCards (loaded with a weekly or longer period ticket), One Way 1 tickets for young people and ENCTS passes for the elderly and disabled are valid throughout these services.

Dales Rambler (train+bus) tickets are valid between Ilkley, Skipton, Buckden and Malham.

Craven Explorer tickets are valid between Otley, Ilkley, Skipton, Buckden and Malham. 

Cravenlink services 873 and 884 are operated by Keighley Bus Company 01535 603284 and Arriva Yorkshire 0344 800 4411.

The Cravenlink service is provided by the Dales & Bowland Community Interest Company
with financial support from Metro.

 

                       

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