By bus

Pic: Chris Procter

Regular bus services from Leeds, Ilkley, Keighley and Harrogate. Full timetables are available on From Leeds take the X84 which is a fast bus service and the 33(A) goes more slowly via Kirkstall. There are several services from Ilkley, including the X84, 62 and X52. From Keighley it’s the 62 and the X52 to and from from Harrogate.

By train

Ten minutes by connecting bus from Menston train station with regular trains from Leeds, Bradford and Ilkley. Full timetables for the Wharfedale Line are available here.

By road

Otley lies around 10 miles north-west of Leeds on the A660 and has easy connections from Bradford (A658), Harrogate (A658) and the Yorkshire Dales (A65). It is signposted from the A1 trunk road at Junction 45 (A659) and can be reached from the M62 via Leeds or Bradford.

Car parking

There are several car parks around the town centre. They are well-signposted and all within easy walking distance of the centre. All are FREE on Sundays.

By air

Leeds Bradford Airport is four miles from Otley and offers regular direct services from around the UK, Ireland and many major European cities. A short taxi or bus ride will take you to the town centre See

Coach Parking

There are two coach drop-off points on Boroughgate. One is outside Argos and one immediately opposite. There are three coach parking spaces on Cattle Market Street. These are for long-term parking and are free of charge.

Local taxis

Chevin Cars

 07939 668036

Otley Private Hire

 01943 613 007

SJK Taxis

 01943 464 444