Regular all-year round bus services in the dales are enhanced with additional routes in the Summer months (mainly between May Day bank holiday weekend and the end of September), most of these running on Sundays and Bank Holidays only, with a few extra buses on other days.
Metro's summer DalesBus timetable booklet for 2017 can be downloaded here (6MB PDF file), and printed copies will be available shortly.
This map shows the summer network, and there's a list of places served on the Summer Sunday network here.
The following summer-only bus services will operate for the 2017 season:
Fountains Flyer 822: Easingwold, York and Ripon to Fountains Abbey (Sundays and Bank Holidays from 30 April 2017)
Nidderdale Rambler 825: Ripon and Fountains Abbey to Brimham Rocks, Pateley Bridge, Upper Nidderdale and Grassington (Sundays and Bank Holidays from 30 April 2017)
Northern Dalesman 830 from Middlesbrough, Darlington and Richmond to Reeth, Muker, Hawes, Ribblehead and Ingleton (Sundays and Bank Holidays from 7 May 2017)
Northern Dalesman 830 from Preston and Lancaster to Kirkby Lonsdale, Ingleton, Ribblehead, Hawes, Muker, Reeth and Richmond (Sundays and Bank Holidays from 7 May 2017)
Bowland Explorer 833 from Clitheroe, Lancaster and Bentham to Clapham, Ingleton and Slaidburn (Sundays and Bank Holidays from 7 May 2017)
Cravenlink 873/884: Dewsbury - Bradford - Ilkley - Skipton - Malham (Sundays and Bank Holidays from 1 May 2017)
Yorkshire Dalesman 875: from Wakefield, Leeds and Ilkley to Kettlewell, Aysgarth and Hawes (Sundays and Bank Holidays from 1 May 2017)
Malham Tarn Shuttle 881 from Morecambe, Lancaster, Ingleton and Settle to Malham Tarn and Malham (Sundays and Bank Holidays from 7 May 2017)
Cautley Flyer S2 from Dent Station to Dent, Sedbergh and Cautley (Sundays from 30 April 2017)
Dales Experience Bus from Bradford and Keighley to the Yorkshire Dales (Peak Season Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Cumbria Classic Coaches 569 from Ravenstonedale to Hawes (Tuesdays from 18 April to 31 October 2017)
Red Squirrel Bus from Hawes to Snaizeholme (until 29 October)
Click here for a summary of the changes since Summer 2016.
See separate page for all-year services, including these Sunday routes:
Wensleydale Flyer 856 from Northallerton to Leeming Bar, Bedale, Leyburn and Hawes
Yorkshire Dalesman service 874 from Wakefield, Leeds, Otley and Ilkley to Bolton Abbey, Grassington, Kettlewell and Buckden
Witch Way X43 from Manchester and Burnley to Skipton and Grassington
DalesBus 24 from Harrogate to Pateley Bridge
This webpage is part of the Dalesbus Website,
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