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Trains to Skipton arrive at a beautiful station in a beautiful setting. Passengers disembark beneath Victorian awnings, looking out towards the hills and moors that surround the town. Skipton has long been known as the Ôgateway to the Dales', and the Yorkshire Dales National Park boundary lies just a couple of miles north of the station. Regular bus services leave from just outside for Grassington and Buckden, both within the National Park. Skipton itself has been voted one of the best places to live in Britain on a number of occasions, and as the focal point for much of the surrounding region, the market town has a bustling centre and thriving shopping scene around the High Street. Beyond the shops, the 12th century Skipton Castle is an incredibly well-preserved medieval fortress that has become one of the town's most popular tourist attractions.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:50:00 until 18:20:00
  • Saturday open from 05:50:00 until 18:20:00
  • Sunday open from 09:00:00 until 16:30:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Level access to Platforms 1 and 2. Fairly steep ramps to Platforms 3 and 4.
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces100
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
between Platform 1 and 2
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Skipton station is served by a taxi rank or a cab office. Check availability before travelling, and pre-book if necessary. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

The ticket hall leads onto platform 2, where you will also find the toilets. Platform 1 is at the end of the station buildings, while platforms 3 and 4 are reached via a subway with ramps for step-free access. From the station there is a footpath to the town centre. On the opposite side of the buildings from the path is the bus stop with connections to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Departures and arrivals from Skipton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Skipton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LeedsNorthern05:223Scheduled
to LeedsNorthern05:452Scheduled
to LeedsNorthern05:593Scheduled
to LeedsNorthern06:042Scheduled
to LeedsNorthern06:182Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LeedsNorthern23:142Late
from LeedsNorthern23:383On time
from LeedsNorthern23:502On time
from LeedsNorthern00:052On time
from LeedsNorthern05:573Scheduled
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