Public Transport

Bus

 

During the Covid-19 pandemic, for the latest Government guidance for travelling on public transport click here.

For the latest information from the respective operators click the following links:

Harrogate

Harrogate is served by TransDev and Connexions. 

The 36 bus runs between Ripon, Harrogate and Leeds and leaves from Harrogate bus station. The 36 bus provides a high level of comfort including leather seats and free wifi. For further information, timetables and real time bus information go to Harrogate Bus.  

Connexions buses, operated by Harrogate Coach Travel, cover a network of local services around Harrogate and Ripon and run regular buses to Boroughbridge, York, Otley and Ilkley. Find more information click here. 

Scarborough

Scarborough has 25 main bus routes, connecting the town centre with its suburbs and local towns and cities such as Leeds, York, Hull, Middlesbrough and the North York Moors. For more information on bus routes visit: 

Park and Ride (Scarborough)

Coronavirus (Covid-19): Services will commence from Filey Road, Scarborough from 1 August 2020. Unfortunately, Seamer Road will not operate during summer 2020. For more information click here, and for the latest Government guidance for travelling click here

Park and Ride is a great alternative to visit the town to save time and money on car parking, as well as helping to keep the air clear in Scarborough.

Scarborough is served by two Park and Ride sites; Seamer Road and Filey Road. These are operated by East Yorkshire Motor Service.

Scarborough park and ride is available seven days a week from Wednesday 1 April until Sunday 1 November 2020, including Bank Holidays.

Buses run every 15 minutes, following a circular route, stopping at South Bay and York Place before returning to the respective park and ride.

The park and ride offers an affordable alternative to town centre parking and caters for a range of customers from commuters to day trippers. Regular users are able to buy season tickets and benefit from convenient free parking spaces.

The fare paid to travel on the bus also covers parking and use of facilities. Tickets can be purchased on the bus or from the East Yorkshire Motor Services buses app. For more information visit: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/scarborough-park-and-ride

Skipton

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Train 

During the Covid-19 pandemic, for the latest Government guidance for travelling on public transport click here.

For the latest information from the respective operators click the following links:

Harrogate

Harrogate is served by three train stations at Starbeck, Harrogate town centre and Hornbeam Park. 

For conference delegates, Harrogate Station provides easy access to the Harrogate International Centre and the town’s conference hotels. 

Hornbeam Park Station is on the south western side of town. 

Northern Rail train services run between Leeds, Harrogate and York every half hour throughout the day and every hour on Sunday. 

LNER provides services from Harrogate to London and Edinburgh. 

If you are a frequent rail user, have you thought about a Season Ticket or does your company have a Corporate Ticket Scheme? 

Scarborough

Scarborough is home to two rail stations which serve both the local area and the wider region. 

Scarborough Station is conveniently positioned in the town centre and runs services from York, Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool on the North TransPennine Express route and from Hull on the Yorkshire Coast Line. With 26 cycle stands you can even cycle to the station and get the benefits of active travel as well! 

Seamer Station is located four miles south of Scarborough with regular trains running to both Scarborough itself and further afield. 

Did you know: travelling to Scarborough from Seamer is a 15-minute journey in the car but just 6 minutes by train? 

For more information on fares and destinations, visit: 

If you are a frequent rail user, have you thought about a Season Ticket or does your company have a Corporate Ticket Scheme? 

Skipton

Skipton Rail Station benefits from cycle stands with 20 storage spaces for bicycles, and a station car park with 100 spaces. The station has four platforms, all of which have step free access. 

Most rail services from Skipton are operated by Northern Rail, although LNER operate a daily through service to London Kings Cross. 


Travelcards and tickets 

Skipton is in Zone 7 of the Metro fare area, allowing savings on travel within West Yorkshire. Weekly, Monthly and Annual tickets are available. See: www.ticketsandpasses.wymetro.com 

Northern Rail offer rover tickets to allow unlimited travel across the north of England. www.northernrailway.co.uk/tickets. 

The Dales Railcard offers 1/3 off fares and can be used on the Leeds-Carlisle and Leeds-Lancaster/Morecambe lines for residents of Skipton, visit settle-carlisle.co.uk for more information. 

Northern Rail offer rover tickets to allow unlimited travel across the north of England and a Dales Railcard offers 1/3 off rail fares between Leeds and Carlisle for residents of Skipton. Please visit www.northernrailway.co.uk/tickets  

For details of rail services visit: 

If you are a frequent rail user, have you thought about a Season Ticket or does your company have a Corporate Ticket Scheme?