Getting to the Trans Pennine Trail
The easiest way of getting to the Trail is to walk, cycle or ride to the Trail but if you are travelling from further afield please try to reduce your impact on the environment by using public transport to get to the TPT wherever you can. Much of the TPT can be easily accessed by bus and train, which makes it easier to cover a linear stretch of the route with no need to retrace your steps! You'll be helping to support local services too.
By train - Stations on and close to the Trail are marked on the TPT route maps. For information on services and train times contact National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484950 www.nationalrail.co.uk . Most local services allow cycles to be carried on trains although longer distance services usually require you to book in advance. You'll find more detail of which train operators carry cycles on our cycles on trains page or on the rail enquiries website. Click here to download a map of the rail stations close to the TPT
By bus - Walkers can take advantage of bus services which link to many places along the route. Information on local services can be obtained from the following sources:
Traveline (all areas) 0870 608 2608
Greater Manchester: www.gmpte.co.uk
South Yorkshire: www.sypte.co.uk
West Yorkshire: www.wymetro.co.uk
East Riding and Hull: 01782 222222
By car - There are car parks along the TPT, although they are sparse on many parts of the route. If you do travel by car, please be considerate and do not obstruct farm gates or residential access points when you park.
From abroad - If you are coming to the TPT from overseas, daily ferry services link the TPT at Liverpool to Dublin and at Hull to Rotterdam (Europort) or Zeebrugee.
Sea Cat from Ireland: 08701 296 002 www.seacat.co.uk
P&O Ferries to Hull: 08701 296002 www.ponsf.com
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