Bus Services from York to the Yorkshire Dales & North York Moors National Parks
Enjoy a scenic trip into Yorkshire's beautiful National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty by bus from York
Castleline buses run between York and Malton via Castle Howard in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on Monday to Saturday all year. Coastliner 840 runs from York every day to Whitby, via Malton, Eden Camp, Flamingo Land, Pickering (for North York Moors Railway) and Goathland. In 2018 this route was voted as the "Most Scenic Bus Route in Britain".
Reliance service 31X runs from York to Ampleforth and Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park on Monday to Saturday all year.
DalesBus 74 runs from York on Summer Saturdays (starts 8th April 2023) to Knaresborough, Harrogate, Ilkley, Bolton Abbey and Grassington in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, paralleling the Dales Way footpath between Bolton Abbey and Grassington.
DalesBus 822 runs from York on Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays (service now finished for 2022 season) to Boroughbridge, Ripon, Fountains Abbey, Pateley Bridge and Grassington. Perfect for walking or sightseeing with great views of Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Moorsbus services run from York into the North York Moors National Park on Saturdays, Sundays and August Bank Holiday Monday during June, July, August and September.
There’s no need to book in advance on any of these buses, tickets are available from the driver, so you can simply turn up and go!