The Settle - Carlisle Railway

Building a future for the railway and the region

Save with the
Dales Railcard

Only £6.50 for 12 months


The latest train & bus timetables

Group Travel

Learn more about our great group travel offers

Northern Rail Train

Settle Carlisle Timetable


Network Rail is undertaking work following a major landslip just north of Armathwaite.  This work will last for several months.  As a result trains are operating normally between Leeds and Appleby with buses transferring passengers to/from Carlisle, Armathwaite, Lazonby and Langwathby.


The next timetable period will run from Sunday 11 December 2016 to Saturday 20 May 2017.

Leeds-Settle-Appleby-Carlisle Timetable 11 December 2016 to 20 May 2017.

Please note: It is possible that this timetable will alter when the repairs at Eden Brows are complete and trains will be able to operate to/from Carlisle


Fares are dependent upon the journey being taken. Discounts for national railcards apply. Holders of 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.

A Settle-Carlisle day ranger ticket costing £15 per adult and £7.50 per child is available for travel Leeds or Bradford Forster Square to/from Carlisle.  Railcard discount is available with this ticket (£9.90 per adult).  This ticket is only available to purchase at a booking office or from the conductor on the train, on the day of travel.

For more detailed information about fares go to or

Or click on the link to Virgin Trains where you can check fares and purchase tickets now. You can also visit any manned railway station in the UK to get fares and buy tickets for the Settle-Carlisle line.

  • Your Journey

    Lots of helpful information, including details of the stations, any planned engineering work, guide books, audio commentaries and some useful Frequently Asked Questions.