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 here. 

Want to make the most of your trip on the line?
Explore the hidden towns and villages that serve the iconic rail line with the assistance of our Grand Days Out guides. Click here to view and download our free guides.The winter months make for some stunning views in Settle-Carlisle country. Explore more on foot with our fabulous selection of downloadable walking routes. Walks for all abilities and lengths can be found here.

Purchase Tickets…

Tickets can be purchased online ahead of travel here or help to support your local by buying at stations along the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle route.

Leeds, Skipton, Settle, Appleby and Carlisle are all staffed stations, giving the best advice, fares and personal service. Ticket vending machines are also available at these stations for passengers wishing to purchase or collect tickets outside of ticket office opening hours. More information about fares and tickets can be found here.

You can also purchase tickets using Northern’s free mobile app. Click here for more details.

Learn more about stations along the railway line here. 

Pre-order Refreshments for Your Journey Here…

Whether it’s packed lunches, afternoon teas, champagne and strawberries, or a birthday cake; if you’re planning a special day out on the train or celebrating an occasion, we are here to help. Please email with your details and our team will be happy to assist. If you’d like to speak with a member of our team, please call our Appleby Office on 017683 53200.

To learn more about our award-winning on-train refreshment service, click here.

Helpful Links…

For information on Engineering Works taking place across the Northern 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’s Delay Repay compensation scheme.