Local and Long Distance Bus Services
It's easy to get to Ripon from almost anywhere! Here is a list of transport websites that will give you all the information you need to make the necessary arrangements.
Harrogate and District Travel Telephone: Customer Service Centre: 01423 56 60 61 www.harrogateanddistrict.co.uk/ Includes the prestigious 36 service between Leeds and Ripon.
No 36 Bus. Ripon-Leeds-Ripon Telephone: 01423 56 60 61 www.the36.co.uk/ A "Business Class" standard of bus travel between Ripon, Harrogate and Leeds. Ultra-modern Twin Deck vehicles fitted out to the highest specification. With up to 110 journey options a day, 36 is always there, just when you need it.
Ripon Roweller Telephone: 01423 526655 or 01609 785668 The Ripon Roweller local bus service provides a link from the outlying villages into Ripon bus station.
Dalesbus Dales & District Telephone: 01677 425203 Dalesbus provides information on transport throughout the Dales from the Yorkshire Dales Public Transport Users Group.
Little Red Bus & Community Transport Telephone: 01765 603631 The Little Red Bus is an independent voluntary organisation providing accessible transport to anyone in Harrogate district. You can use this service if you have a mobility or sensory impairment which means that you cannot use or have difficulty, or discomfort, using bus services. You do not have to be registered disabled or a wheelchair user.
Arriva Bus Service A Sunday and Bank Holiday only service between Wakefield-Ripon-Richmond. Arriva Customer ServicesFREEPOST NEA 4591Wakefield WF1 4BRTelephone: 08701 20 10 88 See 802 and 803 timetables.
National Express Telephone: 08705 808080 For travel to and from more distant locations, consider National Express: the UK's no.1 coach network. Fast, comfortable and inexpensive, coaches will take you to/from Ripon City Centre from/to any major town or city in the UK. Use the website to plan your journey and purchase tickets, or call the dedicated ticket line.
TransportDirect.info Transport Direct provide the first complete transport journey planner for the whole of Great Britain. Gives a wide variety of travel alternatives including public transport and car routes.
Travel Dales The Travel Dales website is designed to provide you with information to enable visitors and local people to enjoy the National Park whilst protecting its special qualities by lowering the impact of the use of motorised transport and encouraging the use of cycling and walking to move around the dales.
Traveline North-East Telephone: 0871 200 22 33 Traveline North East provides comprehensive timetable and fare information for all local bus, metro, train and ferry journeys throughout the North East.
Traveline Yorkshire Telephone: 0871 200 22 33 At www.yorkshiretravel.net/ you can use the Journey Planner to plan a journey to and from any address within Yorkshire. You can also search for journeys between any two rail or coach stations nationwide. You can enquire about any Timetable that operates in Yorkshire by using the service number.