Buses to Pateley Bridge and Upper Nidderdale

Pateley Bridge is served by a number of bus services, including an hourly service on weekday daytimes from Harrogate. 

Harrogate & District Travel route 24 provides an hourly service to Harrogate throughout the day on Mondays to Saturdays and four return journeys on Sundays/Bank Holiday Mondays.

On Summer Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays Pateley Bridge is served by the Nidderdale Rambler, Fountains Flyer and Eastern Dalesman services, with buses from York, Selby, Bradford, Otley and Harrogate linking to Middlesmoor in Upper Nidderdale, Coldstones Cut, Greenhow, Grassington, Brimham Rocks, Fountains Abbey, Ripon, Leyburn and Richmond. A Winter Sunday service is also provided on the Nidderdale Rambler routes on selected dates.

A full list of bus services in the area is provided below, click on the service number for timetable details.

Monday to Saturday Services

No.  Route Days of Operation Operator
24  Harrogate - Birstwith - Pateley Bridge  Daily HDT
 JKM  Pateley Bridge - Birstwith - Ripon Thursdays MUR
731H  Pateley Bridge - Lofthouse - Scar House Schooldays MOT

Demand responsive services in Upper Nidderdale, including services to Ripon on Thursdays and to Harrogate on Fridays are now provided by Nidderdale Plus - for details and to book call 01423 714953.

 

Summer Sunday and Bank Holiday Services (operate from Easter weekend until mid-October):

24 Harrogate - Pateley Bridge

812 Easingwold - York - Ripon - Fountains Abbey - Pateley Bridge - Greenhow - Grassington

820 Dewsbury - Bradford - Otley - Pateley Bridge - Fountains Abbey - Ripon - Leyburn - Richmond

825 Harrogate - Brimham Rocks - Pateley Bridge - Lofthouse - Middlesmoor (with connections on service 823 from Selby, Tadcaster and Wetherby)

 

Winter Sunday Services (operate from mid-October until April):

24 Harrogate - Pateley Bridge

825 Harrogate - Brimham Rocks - Pateley Bridge - Lofthouse - Middlesmoor (with connections on service 823 from Selby, Tadcaster and Wetherby)

 

 

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