Most services are now running full timetables again, although all buses and trains are operating with a reduced capacity in order to facilitate social distancing.
If you are using the bus or train you should, where possible, wear a face covering, follow social distancing and wash your hands before and after travel. The wearing of a face covering over mouth and nose 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.
Full timetables are running on most bus routes (for details see all-year services page), except as noted below:
The following bus services are currently still suspended:
Many train services are however still reduced:
Several bus services will be increased during April 2021, in line with the easing of coronavirus restrictions.
The "Staycation Express" charter train service operated by Rail Charter Services on the scenic Settle-Carlisle Line will run again in Summer 2021, with an extended route between Skipton and Carlisle, calling at Settle and Appleby. It will run daily excluding Fridays, from 19th July until 9th September 2021.
Timetable details are now available here. Online booking is expected to be available by mid-April.
Cumbria Classic Coaches service 572 between Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen and Barnard Castle will restart from Wednesday 31st March 2021, running every Wednesday.
Some bus services will be increased from 8th March 2021, as students return to school, including:
Northern Trains will continue a reduced lockdown timetable until 15th May 2021.
On the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line there will be four trains per day in each direction, plus a train each way between Leeds and Ribblehead; and on the Bentham Line there will be four services in each direction between Skipton and Lancaster only.
The new Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Bentham Line timetable for Monday to Saturday can be downloaded here (PDF file).
Sunday services will continue unchanged.
All Northern Trains timetables are available here.
Several changes are being made to bus services in the Kirkby Stephen area:
Minor changes will be made to the Sunday Cravenlink service 873 and 884 timetables from 13th December to connect with the train from Carlisle to Nottingham due to arrive in Skipton at 1720:
New train timetables will be introduced nationwide from Sunday 13th December 2020.
The new timetables will include an increased service on the Leeds - Skipton - Settle - Carlisle and Leeds - Skipton - Lancaster - Morecambe lines.
The new timetables are available on the National Rail Enquiries website and via these links:
We are sorry to advise that Sunday DalesBus 875 (Wetherby - Leeds - Otley - Ilkley - Grassington - Kettlewell - Buckden)
is suspended until further notice due to Tier 3 Covid restrictions being in place in West Yorkshire.