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.
An overview of the main bus and train routes in the Yorkshire Dales is shown on these maps for the summer and winter seasons.
Metro produce a handy pocket size timetable of most bus routes in the Dales, including all buses from West Yorkshire to the Dales. You can download a PDF copy here, and printed copies are available from bus station travel centres, tourist information centres, libraries and other outlets. Updates are available here and for the latest news follow @DalesBus on Twitter.
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 Easter until mid-October.
The famous Settle to 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 now runs between Leeming Bar, Bedale, Leyburn and Redmire for much of the year.
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.
To keep up-to-date with our latest news follow @DalesBus on Twitter.