Go Do Your Thing with Northern

Whether it’s hiking the three peaks, shopping in Leeds or Carlisle, exploring the regions heritage or simply heading out for a meal with friends and family; take the train along the Settle to Carlisle rail line and leave the car at home!

Get back on track with the things you love with cheap advanced rail fares available online from Northern.  Alternatively call in at Skipton, Settle or Appleby train stations where a member of our team will be happy to assist you with your journey planning and tickets.

For the latest timetables and travel information for the rail line, click below.

View timetables for the Leeds – Settle – Appleby – Carlisle line Plan your journey here

Taking the train? Great news! Just be sure to wear a face covering (unless exempt) on public transport and in crowded spaces.
Playing your part can help everyone travel with confidence.

For travel advice from Northern click here

If you are showing any Coronavirus symptoms, however mild, you must avoid public transport and self-isolate. Find the latest guidance on COVID-19 Public Health England here.


Take Your Celebration On-Board!

Celebrate your special occasion on-board select Northern services travelling the Settle to Carlisle railway with our new Celebration Packages.

Now available to pre-order on journeys between Settle and Carlisle and Carlisle and Settle, our Celebration Packages will ensure your party’s journey is one they’ll never forget.  With a selection of teas and coffees, sandwiches, and sweets available our on-board catering team are here to help make your trip across the iconic line all the more special.

Celebration Packages can only be pre-booked by calling our Sales Team on 017683 53200.

Click here to find out more Find out about our on-train Refreshment Trolley here

Ribblehead station in AutumnOut and About in Yorkshire & Cumbria

Whether you’re a local or visiting the region on holiday, travel the Settle to Carlisle railway with Northern for easy connections to some of the region’s most fabulous places to visit.  From historic castles and galleries to city-centre shopping, incredible eateries and endless options for walking and cycling- there’s no better place to be than Settle and Carlisle country.

Check out the links below to help plan your day out in the region.

Download walks and days out guides here

Connecting Bus Services to Hawes, Richmond and Malham

Sundays are perfect for exploring the Yorkshire Dales with onward bus connections provided by Dales Bus from Ribblehead station.  Take the 08:59 Northern north-bound service from Leeds to Carlisle to connect with the 830 bus service to visit Hawes and Richmond or take the 881 service to Malham.

Click to find out more about Dales Bus Sunday services

Ribblehead Coffee Shop & Visitor Centre

The #Ribblehead Coffee Shop & Visitor Centre is open weekdays and weekends from 10:15am to 3:15pm. Our wonderful team of Friends of Settle Carlisle Line volunteers are on hand to serve you some delicious snacks and refreshing drinks. It makes the perfect pit-stop after a long day out exploring the Yorkshire Dales.

More information available here

‘Be Settled’ – A Dementia & Other Hidden Disabilities Friendly Line

The Settle-Carlisle Railway CRP is working in partnership with FoSCL, Northern, Thred, Dementia Forward, North Craven Age UK, The Place (a charity in Settle) and others, to gather information, an understanding and awareness of what needs to be met in order for Settle and the Settle to Carlisle line to become more accessible by people who may be struggling to access all areas within the town and on the railway.

Anyone interested in being included in communication about ‘Be Settled’ can leave their name, contact number and email address with louise@theplaceinsettle.org.uk

Find out about our Community Rail work here

Gift the Ultimate Rail Journey 

With 360° views of the Yorkshire three peaks, breath taking heights from the Ribblehead Viaduct, historic Midland Railway station architecture and the awe-inspiring remote fells of Westmorland; gift the ultimate travel experience to a loved one with a trip along one of the world’s greatest railway journeys.

Find out more and purchase a travel gift voucher here

Save with a Dales Railcard

Local residents in specific postcode areas along the rail line can save up to 1/3rd off the cost of fares for travel on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Bentham-Lancaster/Morecambe lines.

Find out more here Purchase or renew a Dales Railcard here