Thirsk Travel Tours Car Hire Taxis Bus Rail
Thirsk local bus services: Thirsk is served by several bus operators. Timetables are available from Thirsk Tourist information and information will also be found at the bus stop in the Market place. There are regular services to and from Thirsk railway station and around the town during the day. There are also daytime services to Ripon, Easingwold, York, Northallerton, Darlington. However many of the surrounding villages do not have daily services.
The Traveline Yorkshire journey planner provides impartial journey planning information about all public transport services - buses, coaches, trains and trams, throughout Yorkshire also on 01904 551400
North Yorkshire County Council Bus info Search by town, village, school, or route number.
Dales & District timetables Currently operate many of the local services
John Smith & Sons Ltd Local and school bus services as well as executive coach hire. Day excursions and longer tours.
Moorsbus "Moorsbus was the National Park's very own bus network it ceased operations in 2013.
Dalesbus "Details of bus and train services in the Yorkshire Dales
Thirsk Taxis: There are several companies covering Thirsk and Sowerby. There is a Taxi rank by the clock in the Market Place. There is not a taxi rank at Thirsk Station.
Dale Taxis of Thirsk (Mike Kenny Taxis) 01845 522745
Syd's Taxis 07807 726583 Local night out airport station contract taxi hire
J.E.B Taxis 07973 443169 - 07866 594 954 also 8 seater minibuses available
B Line Taxis 07927 15 29 49 or 07835 83 84 58
Premier Taxis 07970 30 40 50
K.A. Taxis 07817 858077
Town & Country Taxis 01845 525892 - 07914 807568. 4 & 6 seaters
Wright's Taxis 07794 065 045 - Local and reliable - Contract Work - Airport Transfers. Call Pete on 07794 065 045
A & J's Taxi 07813 789 306
Tom's Taxi 07739 392 551 07739 392 550
Cumfy Cabs 0797 4200 336
Paul's Taxi 07967 233 760 wheelchair accessible
Atkinsons 01845 522473
Knight Cabs 07756 137 999
1.2.CALL Private Hire Taxi Minibus Asenby 07738 176236
Whitehorse Taxis: 01845 574888
SCS: 01845 524358
Prices Taxis 01845 522709
John Mayes 01845 577379
Rural Rides 01845 597597
Thirsk Taxis 0790 567545
(Licensed by Hambleton District Council, updated 09/2009)
J.P. Taxi 07715 002844 (works 13.00 to whenever. Will take bookings for before 07.00)
Town Taxis 01609 772777 (Wheelchair accessible)
A2B 07734570639 (Wheelchair accessible)
K cabs 01609 781160 (Wheelchair accessible)
Alpha 01609 777724 (Wheelchair accessible)
Riverside 07843 280660
Nite Time 07702 219430
A1 07931 865681
National Bus Services: National Express have services between Thirsk and London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Nottingham, Hull and other destinations. Full details and tickets from the National Express website
Thirsk Station is about a mile and a half west of the centre of Thirsk. There is no Taxi rank at the station.
The station has limited accessibility, wheelchair users and others who cannot use stairs, should check before using the station. There are accessible toilets on the southbound platform, a RADAR key is required.
Whilst physically on the mainline there are only 4 daily direct services to London courtesy of open access operator Grand Central Railway. Grand Central also offer the cheapest way to get to and from York and other local stations, if their service times are suitable.
Live Departure Boards links you to station departure boards for most of the stations on the National Rail network. Check whether the train you are meeting is on time Thirsk departures here. Also a list of known disruptions to train services
Airports: Durham Tees Valley (Teesside) Airport (MME) is about 30 minutes drive from Thirsk with scheduled services to Amsterdam, Southampton and Aberdeen. The airport charges a "Passenger Facility Fee" of £6/£2 for all departing passengers. Public transport to the airport is by bus via Darlington or Stockton. There is not a useful rail connection.
FlightChecker find when there are cheap flights
Platinum Travel private hire minibus service (max seating eight persons) 07761952718 for all airport transfers in uk, day tours, nights out, sporting events, covering Thirsk, Northallerton, Helmsley, Richmond, Caterick, Bedale, Leyburn. Licensed with Hambleton council.
Coast to Coast Packhorse - Backpack and Bicycle Transport and Passenger Bus Service for the coast to coast walk.
1st Choice Chauffeurs of York 01904 471861for Rail, Ferry, and Airport Transfers. Corporate Work, Chauffeured Tours, Weddings, and Race Meetings. Day and Evening Engagements
Self Drive Car Hire:
Moss's Motors York Road Thirsk 01845 522042
Practical Car & Van Rental Busby Stoop Garage, Thirsk, YO7 4EQ 01845 587232