Otley is a market town located in the Wharfedale valley 13 miles north-west of Leeds City Centre.
- From Skipton and Ilkley follow the signs to Otley via the A65, joining the A660 at Burley-in-Wharfedale.
- From Leeds follow signs to Otley via the A660
- From Bradford follow the signs to Otley via the A6038
- From Harrogate follow signs to Otley via the A658, joining the A659 in Pool-in-Wharfedale.
Car parking is available in the Town Centre and is sign posted see Otley Town Map.
There are regular bus services from Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate.
|X84||Leeds Bus Station – Skipton Bus Station Via Bramhope – Otley – Burley – Ilkley – Addingham|
|33 & 33A||Leeds – Otley ( Green Line ), via Kirkstall – Horsforth – Westfield – Guiseley – Menston –
33A: Leeds – Otley ( Green Line ) via Kirkstall – Horsforth – Yeadon – Guiseley – Menston – Kirkstall
|965||Otley – Weston Circular Via Weston – Wharfedale Hospital – Newall|
|940||Holt Park Wharfedale Hospital Circular|
|962||Otley – Ben Rhydding – Ilkley|
|964||Otley – Cambridge Estate|
|965||Otley – Weston – Newall|
|967||Menston – Otley – Pool – Leeds – Bradford airport|
|X52||Harrogate – Otley – Ilkley|
|X53||Harrogate – Otley – Guiseley|
|650||Shipley – Baildon – Esholt – Otley|
|653||Bradford – Shipley – Otley|
Flying – Leeds & Bradford Airport
Otley is located 10 minutes from Leeds and Bradford Airport by car / taxi and there is a regular bus service in to Otley.
Menston train station is 10 minutes away by bus. Catch the train from Leeds to Menston then the bus from Menston to Otley.
Dales Bus Service
The Sunday and Bank Holiday DalesBus network is managed by Dales and Bowland Community Interest Company, a small social enterprise established by the Yorkshire Dales Society and Friends of DalesBus in 2007 and run by 9 unpaid volunteers.
The DalesBus website provides travel information for the Yorkshire Dales, with details of bus and train services plus latest updates and links to other websites of interest to visitors.
The Otley Action for Older People Community Bus
The Otley Action for Older People Community Bus is available for hire and is being run under the guidelines of the old Community Bus.
To hire the vehicle, you need to be an affiliated member of OAOP (pre-OAOP members are still eligible). In order to become affiliated, your organisation must be a non-profit making association or club, eg charity, school, church, scout group etc.
To hire the bus, or to find out about affiliation requirements and to apply for an application form to become affiliated, please contact OAOP on 01943 463965 or 01943 467106. The bus can be hired with or without a driver for the same charge. All OAOP’s drivers are MIDAS (Minibus Drivers’ Awareness Scheme) professionally trained and anyone wishing to drive the bus on a members’ behalf must undergo an assessment drive by OAOP’s trainer/assessor. Charges for the bus are aimed at affordability for the groups and associations who are likely to use the vehicle.