This website is designed to help you get around the Yorkshire Dales area (including the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) using public transport.
Most bus services are now running full timetables again, but please check our News Page for details of reduced timetables on some bus and train services in the area.
Buses and trains are all still operating with a reduced capacity in order to facilitate social distancing.
The wearing of a face covering is now compulsory on all public transport in England, other than for young children, disabled people and those with breathing difficulties. Click here for details. If you are using the bus or train you should also follow social distancing and wash or sanitise your hands before and after travel.
An overview of the main bus and train routes currently operating in the Yorkshire Dales is shown on this map.
There are many bus services within the Yorkshire Dales which run throughout the year (click here for a list), these are supplemented by extra DalesBus services during the Summer period, which mainly operate on Sundays and Bank Holidays from mid-April until mid-October.
For the latest news visit our News Page and follow @DalesBus on Twitter or Facebook.
The famous Leeds - Settle - Carlisle Railway also passes through the Yorkshire Dales area, with several journeys daily throughout the year. There are also good rail links to several access points to the Yorkshire Dales. The Wensleydale Railway runs between Leeming Bar, Bedale, Leyburn and Redmire, but is currently suspended due to the pandemic.
To find out how to get further public transport information for the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas, visit the Journey Planners page, which contains links to online journey planners and details of other sources of transport information.
The Fares page gives details of various special fare deals which are available on many routes.
Much of the Sunday DalesBus network is dependent on voluntary fundraising by Dales and Bowland Community Interest Company - please donate here via Local Giving.
The Yorkshire Dales has it's own public transport users group who help support the DalesBus network and campaign for better public transport in the area - find out all about the Friends of DalesBus here.