Rural Services

We provide various bus services for the more rural communities, including dial-a-ride in some areas.

MetroLocal hopper bus

Neighbourhood bus services

AccessBus is a dial-a-ride bus service providing door-to-door local transport to people who are unable to use conventional bus services.
AccessBus dial-a-ride and how to book it

Also known as hopper buses, MetroLocal provides buses within the community, linking shops, post offices, supermarkets and community centres where regular bus services can not serve.
MetroLocal services


Sowerby Ring & Ride
A pre-bookable Monday to Friday service for the Sowerby area.  
Sowerby Ring & Ride


Connecting The Dales

Metro was a lead partner in the Connecting The Dales project, a Local Sustainable Transport Funded scheme which aimed to improve accessibility for people living in and visiting the Yorkshire Dales. This was co-ordinated by the Dales Integrated Transport Alliance (DITA). Although the project has now ended its legacy lives on and more details can be found at


Hebden Bridge

Visitors to this beautiful market town can use their bus ticket to gain discounts and offers at a number of Hebden Bridge's cafes and attractions. 

Scenic Bus Routes in West Yorkshire

Discover West Yorkshire's countryside on a MetroDay or Weekender ticket. 

Here are two guides that show where you can get to by bus from Leeds City Bus Station

Tour 1   Leeds to Ilkley, Bronte Country and the Calder Valley (.pdf opens in new tab)

Tour 2   Leeds to Holme Valley and the Calder Valley (.pdf opens in new tab)

Related links

 Accessible travel for disabled passengers.




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