Popular DalesBus service returns for summer season

Northern DalesBus at Muker in Swaledale.

The Northern DalesBus 831 service which links from Middlesbrough, Stockton and Darlington to the Yorkshire Dales on Sundays and bank holidays is to return for the summer.

This service runs past Scotch Corner to Richmond, then travels along Swaledale to Reeth and Muker, then climbs over the  Buttertubs Pass to Hawes.

The service will run every Sunday and Bank Holiday from June 4 until October 23 departing Middlesbrough Bus Station at 9.20am, Stockton High Street at 9.32am, Darlington Town Hall at 10am, Richmond Market Place at 10.30am, arriving at Hawes Market Place at 11.50am

Onward connections are available on Northern DalesBus 832 leaving Hawes at 1235 for Ribblehead, Ingleton, and Kirkby Lonsdale.

The return bus departs Kirkby Lonsdale at 3.30pm arriving back in Hawes at 4.25pm.

The bus continues from Hawes at 4.40pm for the return journey on Northern DalesBus 831 arriving in Richmond at 5.55pm and Middlesbrough Bus Station at 6.58pm.

Single tickets for each journey are just £2, as part of a national initiative.

Elderly and disabled concessionary bus passes are not valid for free travel on Northern DalesBus 831 on journeys starting in North Yorkshire. Passholders can pay a single fare of £2, or purchase a £5 Dales Privilege Rover for a day’s travel.

Northern DalesBus 831 and 832 are managed by Dales and Bowland Community Interest Company, part of Friends of the Dales, with financial support from the Jack Brunton Charitable Trust, Friends of the Dales and local fundraising.

Full details of the DalesBus network can be found online at www.dalesbus.org or follow @DalesBus on Twitter or Facebook.


  1. Wish they would sort out the bus service from colburn. It diabolical

  2. It’s a shame this service doesn’t run in the other direction for folk who want to go to Stockton or Middlesbrough for a few hours.

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