How to get from Manchester to Skipton

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from Manchester to Skipton

You can get from Manchester to Skipton by train, bus or flight.

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bus

To get from Manchester to Skipton on 19 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:00Manchester, Coach Station3h22 19:22Keighley, Towngate
1 change
£141One-way
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16:00Manchester, Coach Station3h22 19:22Keighley, Towngate
1 change
£141One-way
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11:00Manchester, Coach Station3h33 14:33Keighley, Towngate
1 change
£141One-way
09:10Manchester, Coach Station3h23 12:33Keighley, Towngate
1 change
£161One-way
04:40Manchester, Coach Station3h07 07:47Keighley, Towngate
1 change
£141One-way

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Travel Information between Manchester and Skipton

distanceDistance34 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £32
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 2 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £32 • 1 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transpennine Express

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 34 miles to Skipton from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Manchester to Skipton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Skipton

Travel to Skipton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Skipton.
FAQs

You can travel between Manchester and Skipton 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Manchester to Skipton is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Skipton:

A coach is £20 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Manchester to Skipton costing on average £32.

The quickest way to travel between Manchester and Skipton is by train, which takes on average 1 h 42 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 51 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 34 miles from Manchester to Skipton.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Skipton is:

  • 45 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Skipton from Manchester as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Skipton:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Manchester, Coach Station to Skipton, Keighley Road.
  • Most travellers take a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Skipton.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Skipton:

  • You can travel to Skipton from Manchester by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with National Express from Manchester to Skipton.
  • You can travel from Manchester to Skipton by train with Transpennine Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £32 with Transpennine Express from Manchester to Skipton.

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Skipton with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Skipton with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Skipton tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Skipton often also extend their holiday to go to London, Leeds or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Skipton and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Manchester to Skipton, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £11 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £32 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Skipton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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