Fares For Travel Along The Settle-Carlisle Railway and Beyond…

You can check fares and book tickets here.

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

About Day Ranger Tickets…

A Settle-Carlisle Day Ranger ticket is available to purchase from booking offices and on the train.  Valid from Carlisle to/from Leeds/Bradford Forster Square, it provides a hop on-off ticket for travel for a day. More details on Day Ranger tickets can be found here.

You can also visit any manned railway station in the UK to get fares and buy tickets for the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line.

Railcards & Discounts off Travel…

Fares are dependent upon the journey being taken. Discounts for Dales Railcards and National Railcards do apply to travel along the rail line and beyond. Holders of the Dales Railcards can benefit from discounts of 1/3rd off travel along the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Bentham-Morecambe railways (subject to conditions of permitted area of travel). Annual winter special discounts off fares are also available during select periods of the year.

Click here for more information and to purchase or renew a Dales Railcard.

Click here for more information about National Railcards. 

How to 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.

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. 

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.

Wishing to purchase tickets for travelling the rail line as a gift? 
Gift Vouchers for travel between Settle-Carlisle and Carlisle-Settle are available to purchase from our online shop. One voucher provides a day returns travel on one of the daily diesel services operated by train company, Northern. To purchase a gift voucher, click here.

About Delay Repay…

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.

Engineering Works

There are occasions when engineering work may disrupt train services on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway line.

It is always recommended that you check your journey prior to travel. You can do so by visiting Northern’s website here.

Alternatively, please visit National Rail Enquiries website for the latest travel news and times here. 

Plan Your Trip…

Plan your journey and learn more about the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle 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.

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 admin@settle-carlisle.co.uk 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…

To view timetables for travel along the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Bentham-Lancaster/Morecambe railway lines, click here.

For up to the minute travel times and to plan your journey, visit the National Rail Enquiries website here. Alternatively, telephone National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50 (open 24 hours a day, except Christmas Day).