How to Get Here

Ripon is very well-positioned, just a short distance from the A1(M) and almost equidistant between the West and East coasts of England.

Our transport links are good and we are easily accessible from Leeds, York, Harrogate and Skipton. Ripon lies between the North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are plenty of attractions and places to visit nearby.

Trains Click here for links for travelling by rail

The nearest train stations are Harrogate (11 miles), Thirsk (11 miles) and York (27 miles). To plan your rail journey, visit:


The nearest airports are Leeds Bradford (24 miles) and Durham/Tees Valley Airport (nr Darlington, 38 miles)

Bus Connections Ripon is very well served by both local and long distance bus services.


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Ripon is most easily accessed by the A1 (M).

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Visit Ripon 2014