Coxwold lies on two different bus routes.
The principal service, 31X
, runs from Helmsley, eight miles north-east of the Village, through Coxwold to Easingwold (six miles south) then on to York. The service is operated by Reliance Motor Services. There are four services each day. Additional services run between Easingwold and York. A Sunday service is operated by Reliance on behalf of Moorsbus on Sundays and Public Holidays 2nd July to 28th August 2023 ONLY
. The journey time from Coxwold to York is about 40 minutes and to Helmsley is just half an hour. Here are summary timetables: more detailed versions can be found on Reliance Motor Services'
website where you can also download .pdfs of all routes' timetables and details of conditions and concessions.
Click a thumbnail to open and download a .pdf of each timetable.
The second service is Route 59
and is a 'circular' route, running from Thirsk Marketplace through local villages and back to Thirsk. It runs Mondays and Fridays only. The full day-by-day timetable
can be found on the web page of the operator, North Yorkshire County Council.
59 Thirsk - Coxwold - Thirsk
|Thirsk Market Place
|Coxwold Fauconberg Arms
|Thirsk Market Place
is operating a reduced service this year owing to reductions in financial support, and will run from 2nd July to 28th August 2023. The lines serving Coxwold are shown below.
Moorsbus M5 (Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays) provides weekend supplements to the Arriva weekday services.
Moorsbus M31 (Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays) provides weekend supplements to the Reliance weekday services. The M31 stops at Coxwold Garage (on Byland Road), on its route between York and Kirkbymoorside (Saturdays) or Helmsley (Sundays/PHs).
Both services interchange with other Moorsbuses, providing a network of routes through the North Yorks Moors National Park.
Here is a diagrammatic map of the Moorsbus Network for 2023. Download a copy.
Further information can be found at www.moorsbus.org. A full network timetable can be obtained by sending a S.A.E. to Friends of Moorsbus & Moorsbus CIC, 4 Foundry Cottages, Wrelton, Pickering, YO18 8PF.