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 Bus Company 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 service, linking to Lofthouse, Scar House and Middlesmoor in Upper Nidderdale, Coldstones Cut, Stump Cross, Grassington, Brimham Rocks, Fountains Abbey and Ripon. 

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 HBC
 JKM  Pateley Bridge - Birstwith - Ripon Thursdays MUR

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


Summer Sunday and Bank Holiday Services (operate from May Day weekend until the end of September):

24: Harrogate - Pateley Bridge

Nidderdale Rambler 825: Ripon - Fountains Abbey - Brimham Rocks - Pateley Bridge - Lofthouse - Middlesmoor / Coldstones Cut - Hebden - Stump Cross - Grassington


Winter Sunday Service (operates from October until April):

24: Harrogate - Pateley Bridge




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