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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:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:50 - 18:20
Saturday 05:50 - 18:20
Sunday 09:00 - 16:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces100
Carpark charges
Annual£250.00
Daily£6.00
Monthly£30.00
Three Monthly£70.00
Weekly£10.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
between Platform 1 and 2
Cycle storage notes<p>There are 20 cycle storage spaces available which are situated between platform 1 and 2.</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Level access to Platforms 1 and 2. Fairly steep ramps to Platforms 3 and 4.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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 LancasterNorthern05:223On time
to LeedsNorthern05:452On time
to RibbleheadNorthern06:023On time
to Bradford Forster SquareNorthern06:042On time
to LeedsNorthern06:182On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LeedsNorthern06:003On time
from LeedsNorthern07:133On time
from Bradford Forster SquareNorthern07:201On time
from LeedsNorthern07:384On time
from Bradford Forster SquareNorthern07:501On time
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