The Esk Valley Railway runs from Middlesbrough, along the beautiful Esk Valley, to the bustling seaside resort of Whitby. It now connects with Moors Bus Services at Danby Station to the Danby Lodge National Park Centre, Guisborough (via Castleton) and Pickering (via Blakey Ridge). You can also take the Moors Bus and connect with trains to Whitby and Middlesbrough.
East Yorkshire, our good friends from Hull, will operate their excellent Moors Explorer service on some Sundays and Bank Holidays in 2023, dates to be confirmed. The ME1 serves Hessle, Hull, Beverley, Norton/Malton, Pickering, Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley.
Our Moor Rovers tickets may be bought and accepted on the Moors Explorer between Norton and Helmsley, and in return the EYMS Go Anywhere day ticket is accepted on Moorsbus services. Please note, though, that the ENCTS bus pass does not allow free travel on this service, although a reduced fare is available.
Many Arriva NE services provide good links into the Moorsbus system from Redcar & Cleveland, Teesside and across the North East.
X4 issues and accepts Moors Rover tickets between Saltburn and Redcar. 5 issues and accepts Moors Rover tickets between Guisborough and Easington. 81 issues and accepts Moors Rover tickets between Guisborough and Redcar. X93 issues and accepts Moors Rover tickets between Guisborough and Scarborough.
Other useful Arriva NE services 63 Redcar to Middlesbrough 95 Whitby to Sleights 96 Whitby to Lealholmeside
173, 174, 175, 184, 185, These are public bus services operated by Ryedale Community Transport with small buses. See timetables for actual stopping places. 173 MONDAYS ONLY Pickering, Newton on Rawcliffe, Wrelton, Cropton, Rosedale Abbey, Rosedale East Side
174 MONDAYS ONLY Kirkbymoorside to Pickering via Fadmoor, Gillamoor, Hutton-le-Hole, Lastingham, Appleton le Moors
175 MONDAYS AND FRIDAYS Malton, Swinton, Amotherby, Great Habton, Kirkby Misperton, Little Barugh, Great Barugh, Salton, Normanby, Marton, Pickering
184 185 187 TUESDAYS ONLY Malton to the South Ryedale villages
176 WEDNESDAYS Malton, Swinton, Amotherby, Great Habton, Kirby Misperton, Little Barugh, Great Barugh, Brawby, Salton, Normanby, Marton, Appleton-le-Moors, Lastingham, Hutton-le-Hole, Kirkbymoorside
176 SATURDAYS - as for Wednesdays, but route in reverse, starting at Kirkbymoorside
Details of most of these services are available from: North Yorkshire Council, National Bus enquiries Tel: 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 12p/min plus any network charges). Hambleton and Richmondshire Bus Users have a useful website for local information harbus.org.uk