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Getting to Malham

By Car
Malham Location Map, Yorkshire DalesMalham is about 21 miles from the end of the M65, which terminates in Colne. The map on this page shows the local roads and villages around Malham. Please note that all the roads between Gargrave and Malham are narrow country lanes, many of which have passing places for traffic coming the other way. 

The main (pay) car park in Malham is the Yorkshire Dales National Park Centre, on your left as you come into the village from the south. On busy weekends the field on the right as you drive into the village is also available for (pay) parking. You can't miss them. Please park with consideration for other road users and DO NOT park on the brow coming into and overlooking the Village.


By Train
The nearest train station is Gargrave, which is about 7 miles away, although there are more frequent services to Skipton, around 11 miles away, services from Leeds & Bradford. Or Settle station on the fantastically scenic Leeds - Settle - Carlisle line is also nearby. Follow the National Rail Enquiries link for more information and timetables.


By Bus
Local buses run to Malham from Skipton via Gargrave. on Mondays to Fridays all year on route 211.
On Mondays to Fridays all year bus 211 run to Malham from Skipton via Gargrave.
On Saturdays service 75 runs in Summer until October and 873/875 Sundays and Bank Monday Mondays from Easter until mid-October (also monthly in the Winter months) Cravenlink buses 883 and 884 link Ilkley and Skipton with Gargrave and Malham. There’s also one through return journey to Malham on Cravenlink bus 883 from York, Harrogate, Otley (for connections from Wakefield and Leeds) and Ilkley.
The Malham Tarn Shuttle bus (service 881) links Malham village, Malham Tarn, Settle and Ingleton via a very scenic route, running on Sundays and Bank Monday Mondays from Easter until mid-October.
There's also a through bus from Bradford, Keighley and Skipton to Malham on Wednesdays during the Summer school holidays on Dales Experience service 898.
A PDF timetable of all bus services to Malham is available here or on the DalesBus website here.

Further information about bus and train services in the Yorkshire Dales is available on the Dalesbus website.

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    Related Links

    AA Roadwatch
    Network Rail
    Settle Carlisle Railway
    Yorkshire Travel Net.  

    Map of Malham, Yorkshire Dales

    Distances by road

    All distances are quoted in miles

    Aberdeen 309
    Birmingham 138
    Bradford 29
    Bristol 221
    Cardiff 246
    Carlisle 82
    Dover 312
    Edinburgh 178
    Glasgow 174
    Leeds 38
    Liverpool 78
    London 234
    Manchester 50
    Norwich 214
    Nottingham 110
    Preston 36
    Sheffield 72
    Skipton 11

    Local Taxi Firm Numbers

    Settle Taxis (01729) 822219
    Stainforth Private Hire (01729) 824888
    Craven Taxis (01756) 792299
    Crown Taxis (01756) 797969
    Dalesman (01756) 794757
    Skipton Taxis (01756) 701122
    Star Taxis (01756) 700505
    Station Taxis (01756) 798811

    Unless stated otherwise, all phone numbers listed have the Malham area code 01729. Please mention malhamdale.com when calling.

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