Bus and train services are mainly running full timetables again.
If you are using the bus or train you are still recommended to wear a face covering and wash/sanitise your hands before and after travel. Bus windows should be kept open to maximise ventilation.
The wearing of a face covering is compulsory under the operators' conditions of carriage on some bus services, including Wharfedale Venturer service 72B and all Western Dales Bus services.
Full timetables are running on most bus routes, except on Woofs of Sedbergh services W2 and W3 which remain suspended.
Minor changes will be made to the route and timetable of Little White Bus Wensleydale Voyager service 156 between Leyburn and Hawes from 26th July 2021. Most journeys will now serve Sycamore Hall in Bainbridge.
The new timetable can be downloaded here (PDF file).
Bus 784 between.Ilkley and Skipton will be renumbered as service 64 from 25th July, with a slightly revised timetable to improve reliability. On Monday to Friday one journey will continue to run from/to Otley.
The service will be now usually be run by green Keighley Bus Company buses.
Sunday buses between Ilkley and Skipton on Cravenlink services 873 and 884 will continue unchanged.
An on-demand bus service that allows users to choose when and where they want to travel is being piloted in the Ripon, Bedale and Masham area.
YorBus is a demand responsive transport (DRT) service that allows passengers to book a ride on-demand, anywhere within the operating area. YorBus is run by North Yorkshire County Council and allows users to book via a dedicated app, which is now available to download, or by phone.
Click here for further information.
Western Dales Bus service S3 between Dent, Sedbergh, Garsdale and Hawes has restarted, now running every Wednesday until 27th October 2021.
More seasonal bus services in the Yorkshire Dales area will start during May 2021.
The following Sunday DalesBus services started on 16th May:
From the same date, Sunday and Bank Holiday services were added to the following routes, providing a service seven days a week:
A new bus link between Harrogate, Blubberhouses, Bolton Bridge and Skipton will be provided on DalesBus 59 every Saturday from 22nd May.
From 22nd May Saturday service 75 between Skipton and Malham will be reinstated and will extend via Malham Tarn to Settle. There will also be changes to the times of service 580 between Skipton and Settle from the same date.
From 2nd June Western Dales Bus service S3 between Dent, Sedbergh, Garsdale and Hawes will be reinstated, running every Wednesday.
Some minor changes will be made to Cumbria Classic Coaches services:
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.