The Settle - Carlisle Railway

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Settle Carlisle Timetable


The current timetable for the Leeds-Settle-Appleby-Carlisle line is available to download here:

Timetable 10 December 2017 to 19 May 2018

From 20 May, additional services will be operating along the line. As a result, there has been a major change to the timetable.  The revised train times for travel from 20 May are now available on on-line booking systems.  The times shown in the links below have been compiled from on-line systems and are correct at the time of posting on this site. Please check train times carefully before travel.

Monday-Friday times from 20 May

Saturday times from 20 May

Sunday times from 20 May

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.  From Leeds, there are connections to the south, south west, Midlands as well as to Manchester and Liverpool.

If you are looking to travel Leeds to/from Scotland and you choose to include travel via the Settle-Carlisle line, opt for a ticket using Route Appleby and 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 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.

For more detailed information about fares go to or

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

  • Your Journey

    Find out about stations along the line, scheduled engineering works, Frequently Asked Questions and much more here.

  • Walks

    Settle Carlisle Country is paradise for walkers. Download walking routes here and find out about walks with expert guides.