An Introduction to the DalesBus Website

The DalesBus website is designed to help you get around the Yorkshire Dales area (including the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) using public transport.

This map provides an overview of the main bus and train routes in the Yorkshire Dales for Winter 2017-18.

Metro produce a handy pocket size timetable of most bus routes in the Dales, including all buses from West Yorkshire to the Dales. You can download a copy in PDF format by clicking below: 

DalesBus Winter 2017-18 Timetable - (approx 2 MB PDF file)     Click here for updates

There are many bus services within the Yorkshire Dales which run throughout the year (click here for a list), these are supplemented by extra bus services during the Summer period, which mainly operate on Sundays and Bank Holidays from the May Day bank holiday weekend until the end of September. 

The famous Settle to Carlisle Railway also passes through the Yorkshire Dales area, with several journeys daily throughout the year. There are also good rail links to several access points to the Yorkshire Dales.  The Wensleydale Railway now runs between Leeming Bar, Bedale, Leyburn and Redmire for much of the year.

Bus at Hawes Countryside MuseumTo find out how to get further public transport information for the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas, visit the Journey Planners page, which contains links to online journey planners and details of other sources of transport information. The Fares page gives details of various special fare deals which are available on many routes.

A number of organisations, including Dalesbus Ramblers organise guided walks, which link to public transport. 

Numerous links to other websites of interest to visitors to the Yorkshire Dales area are listed on the Dales Links pages

Throughout the DalesBus website you will find links to other websites, if you don't see the red bus symbol to return you to the Dalesbus Index Page just click the BACK button on your browser until you find a page with it on.

The DalesBus website is provided by the Friends of DalesBus and the Dales & Bowland Community Interest Company, but no responsibility can be accepted for errors or omissions. However, we are pleased to receive your comments and suggestions, please email us.


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provided by the Friends of DalesBus and the Dales & Bowland Community Interest Company

All information is provided in good faith, but we cannot be held responsible for any errors or inaccuracies. Please check details before travelling. This site also contains a number of external links the inclusion of which does not signify any endorsement. The Friends of DalesBus and the Dales & Bowland Community Interest Company are not responsible for the contents of such sites, or any links contained within them.