Connecting Rail Services
The Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line provides very useful connections by rail for travel to/from Scotland and London at Carlisle. At Leeds there are numerous connections to/from Scotland and the rest of the country.
The map below (click below to enlarge) illustrates the great rail connections that are available from the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway.
Plan Your Trip…
Plan your journey and learn more about the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway here.
You can view the latest timetables, for both the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Bentham-Lancaster/Morecambe routes, in the Timetables section of our website.
It is always recommended that you check your journey prior to travel. You can do so by visiting the National Rail Enquires website here.
Alternatively, telephone National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50 (open 24 hours a day, except Christmas Day).
View and download an illustrated map of the railway line here.
How To Purchase Tickets…
Tickets can be purchased online in advanced using the Northern Trains website or by buying at stations along the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle route.
Leeds, Skipton, Settle, Appleby and Carlisle are all staffed stations where you can find the best advice about fares, travel and your journey. Ticket vending machines are also available at these stations for passengers wishing to purchase or collect tickets outside of ticket office opening hours.
Learn more about stations along the railway line here.
If you have purchased a ticket online, you can collect your ticket by taking details to the booking office at any manned station, or from a ticket vending machine (available at selected stations along the route only).
If you have purchased a ticket through an online app, you must ensure the ticket has been downloaded to your device prior to starting your train. You will be required to show your e-ticket at ticket gates and the conductor on the train.
For more information about purchasing tickets using the free mobile app from Northern Trains, click here.
For information on Fares and Tickets, click here.
For information on Engineering Works taking place across the Northern Trains service area, click here.
If the service you planned on catching or travelling on has been delayed by more than 15 minutes or cancelled, click here to find out about Northern Trains’ Delay Repay compensation scheme.