How to get to Skipton

Travel to Skipton by road

Just on the outskirts of the Yorkshire Dales, Skipton lies beneath a junction of A roads which are within easy reach, including the A59, A65 and A629. A network of motorways offers drivers a variety of routes to Skipton, including the M65, M62 and A1(M).

Whichever route takes your fancy, we recommend using the AA Route Planner to plan your journey to the perfect holiday.

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Travel to Skipton by train

While the train can take much longer than travelling by car or plane, you can enjoy stunning views of the Yorkshire countryside on your journey to Skipton. Skipton conveniently has its own train station, with direct connections from Bradford and Leeds.

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Travel to Skipton by plane

If you fancy a faster journey to Yorkshire, you can catch a plane to Leeds Bradford International Airport. The airport is only a 45-minute drive away from Skipton, which is ideal if you’re planning on hiring a car for your stay. You can fly from several UK airports to Leeds Bradford, including Aberdeen, Belfast, London and Newquay.

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