There are numerous bus services in the Ripon area, allowing many people in Ripon to rely on the local bus service to travel to work, school or in leisure time. Ripon does not have a train station, but the nearest ones are in Harrogate and Thirsk.
There are minibus bus links around the city itself and to surrounding villages and attractions. New for Summer 2006 is a Sunday and Bank Holiday Ripon Roweller bus service to Fountains Abbey and Newby Hall.
There are also main bus routes to surrounding towns and cities, including Leeds, Harrogate, Knaresborough, Boroughbridge, York, Leyburn and Richmond. The main bus service to Harrogate and Leeds, route 36, operates with modern, luxury double-decker buses every 20 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes, half-hourly on Sunday daytimes and hourly during the evening.
On Summer Sundays (Easter until the end of October) there are DalesBus links from Ripon to Wensleydale and Swaledale.
For further information see:
- Service 36 (to Ripley, Harrogate, Harewood and Leeds)
- Service 56, 56A, 57 & 58 Timetable (to Harrogate via Knaresborough)
- Traveline Journey Planner
- Dalesbus Website
- Ripon Roweller
Please address correspondence to :
Harrogate & District Travel