Leeds-Settle-Carlisle Timetable

Winter 2019 / Spring 2020 Timetable

The current timetable, operating between Sunday 15th December 2019 to Saturday 16th May 2020 is visible below.

To download this timetable, please click the link below.

Leeds – Settle – Appleby – Carlisle Timetable: 15th December 2019 to 16th May 2020 [Click to download].

Timetables are issued by the train operating company, Northern. For the latest and most accurate travel times, click here to visit the National Rail Enquiries website.


You will see from the map below that the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle Railway provides the opportunity for rail connections throughout the country.  From Carlisle, you can travel to Glasgow, Edinburgh and throughout Scotland or to Newcastle.  There are also connections south with direct services to Birmingham and London.  From Leeds, there are connections to the south, south west, Midlands, as well as to Manchester and Liverpool.

If you are looking to travel from West Yorkshire (Leeds) to/from Scotland and you choose to include travel via the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line, opt for a ticket using Route Appleby.  You can save £’s as well as seeing the beautiful countryside of Settle-Carlisle country


Fares are dependent upon the journey being taken. Discounts for National Railcards apply. Holders of the Dales Railcards also benefit from discounts (subject to conditions of permitted area of travel). Special offers are also available at certain times throughout the year.

You can check fares and book tickets here.

Click here for more information about National Railcards. 

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.

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.

Helpful Links…

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).

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.