Travelling on the Settle-Carlisle Railway is a wonderful experience and tickets are widely available, with a number of pricing options that will ensure you’ll get the best fare to suit your needs. We have selected a few of our recommended tickets and fares for getting the most out of travelling on the S&C rail line and exploring the region.
If you are planning a trip on the Settle to Carlisle line then you can get tickets by using the Trainline ordering system below – simply plan your journey from station to station and get your tickets. You will save money ordering in advance and online – simply use the form below:
If you are after more of an authentic experience then we fully recommend booking a journey with Statesman Rail who operate regular diesel journeys on the Settle to Carlisle line. They have a full programme of events and a secure online booking form. FIND OUT MORE
Other Ticket Options include:
See more information below on the best tickets and fares for the Settle-Carlisle.
1) Freedom of Settle-Carlisle Line 4 in 8 Day Rover:
The ‘Freedom of Settle-Carlisle Line 4 in 8 Day Rover’ is a perfect ticket for those wanting a leisurely tour that gives you the options to fully explore not only the Settle-Carlisle railway line, but also many of the surrounding areas and towns. This ticket allows you to travel on any 4 days in 8 anywhere between Leeds, Settle and Carlisle and intermediate stations – which gives you plenty of time to go exploring and book yourself into many of the wonderful hotels and guesthouses in the area.
The ticket costs £44 for adults and £22 for children (railcard discounts are also available). This ticket is subject to some minor time restrictions and is only valid valid for travel after 08:45am Monday to Friday and any time at weekends and bank holidays.
You can buy this ticket online at National Rail
2) North East Round Robin:
As the name suggests this ticket permits the holder to have a circular journey on the East Coast Main Line and the scenic Settle & Carlisle line. This is available as a one day ticket only and is only valid on the day of issue.
The ticket costs £39.00 for adults and £19.50 for children. Railcard discounts are also available.
Tickets are available for travel on trains timed to depart from 0845 Mondays to Fridays and any time weekends and Bank Holidays. Tickets can be bought at ticket offices at any staffed station or from conductors on trains when starting your journey from unstaffed stations or when the ticket office is closed. Alternatively you can also purchase the ‘North East Round Robin’ ticket online HERE.
3) Settle-Carlisle Day Ranger:
This is a one day only ticket that grants the holder the access to unlimited travel for one day between Settle and Carlisle and intermediate stations. It’s a nice way to get a flavour of the railway while stopping at the more scenic points on the famous route
The ticket is valid after 08:45 Monday to Friday and any time at weekends and bank holidays and costs £25 for adults and £12.50 for children. Railcard discounts are also available.
Tickets can be bought at ticket offices at any staffed railway station or from conductors on trains when starting your journey from unstaffed stations or where the ticket office is closed. This ticket can also be purchased online HERE