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Skipton Station Information

Arrivals, departures, timetables and accessibility.

Ticket Office:

Monday-Friday -
Saturday -
Sunday -

Skipton station, Broughton Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1RT

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Ticket Machine
Penalty Fares
Applicable Operators: Northern
Left Luggage
Left luggage contact
Lost property contact
Baby change facilities
Cycle storage
Spaces:  20
Shelter:  No
CTV:  Yes
Location:  between Platform 1 and 2
Additional information:  There are 20 cycle storage spaces available which are situated between platform 1 and 2.
Storage type:  Stands
Car Park
Station Car Park
Opening times:  Monday-Friday 24h
Saturday 24h
Sunday 24h
Spaces:  100
Off peak charges:  N/A
Hourly charge:  N/A
Daily charge:  £4.00
Weekly charge:  £16.00
Monthly charge:  £56.00
3 monthly charge:  £140.00
6 monthly charge:  N/A
Annual charge:  £560.00
The car park is situated directly in front of the station and also to the side of the old yard area.

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Taxi rank
There is a taxi rank right outside the front of the station.
Bus service
Busline 0871 200 2233
Detailed station information
Assisted Travel Team
0800 138 5560 text relay 18001 0800 138 5560
Monday-Sunday 24h
Help points
Staff help
Monday-Friday 24h
Saturday 24h
Sunday 24h
Induction loop
Accessible ticket machines
Accepts Cash & Cards
Accessible booking office counter
Staff will come out of the office to assist
Ramp for train access
Step free access
Whole station
Step free access note
Category A station, please note there are no tactile pavings at this station - Scooter Friendly Station - Level access to Platforms 1 and 2. Fairly steep ramps to Platforms 3 and 4.
Ticket gates
Impaired mobility set down
Kerb from car park to station entrance
Wheelchairs available

The four-platform Skipton Station has been serving the town of Skipton since 1847, which, known at the ‘Gateway to the Dales’, sees nearly 1.5 million visitors arriving by train annually.

The architecturally beautiful station has kept the curling Victorian canopy, with its glass panes and wrought iron frame. Giving a sense of glamour and grandiose charm to the platforms, it has been granted a Grade II listing. Opening into the heart of this charming North Yorkshire market town, there are plenty of things to do and see here all year round.

How far is Skipton Station from Leeds Bradford Airport?

It takes around an hour and fifteen minutes by train to get from the station to Leeds Bradford station.

How far is the walk from Skipton Station to Skipton town centre?

Going via the High Street, it takes around ten minutes to walk from the station to Skipton town centre.

Does Skipton Station have car park facilities?

The station has 100 car parking spaces, including Blue Badge spaces.

Are there secure bike storage facilities at Skipton Station?

Skipton Station has spaces for 20 bikes.

What facilities are available at Skipton Station?

  • Toilets - including baby changing facilities
  • Station Buffet
  • Postbox
  • Telephones - coins and card
  • Disabled Access - the whole station is step-free and has wheelchairs, ramps and induction loops always available