Purchase a Dales Railcard and save 1/3rd on the cost of Anytime / Off-Peak Single / Return tickets and the Settle & Carlisle Line Day Ranger.

Valid on trains timed to depart from 08:15 Monday to Friday and at all times weekends and Bank Holidays.

Type of pass
Ordinary Promotion 

Dales Railcards are valid for twelve months from the date of issue or commencement date. You can apply up to one month in advance for a renewal Dales Railcard.

Customer eligibility

If you live in the appropriate area you can purchase a Dales Railcard and save money on journeys within the map.

For a Dales Railcard application form, who can apply, where can you use it, select here

To apply complete application form and take it to Appleby, Carlisle, Settle, Skipton, or Carnforth Railway Stations with proof of your address and identity (eg driving licence, utilities bill). Alternatively apply on line at


Last updated: 17 December 2021

Discounts Available



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Other discounts

1/3rd on the cost of Anytime / Off-Peak Single / Return tickets and the Settle & Carlisle Line Day Ranger


Last updated: 17 December 2021


Area of validity
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Further Information

Northern website

Passenger note

Travel validity is between all stations shown on the map, (plus Brampton and Wetheral on the Tyne Valley line) with the restrictions that it cannot be used exclusively within the Leeds/Bradford Skipton area or exclusively between Carnforth, Lancaster, Bare Lane and Morecambe. Also on Sundays only it is valid between Clitheroe / Whalley and Hellifield.

Adult minimum
Adult maximum
Child minimum
Child maximum

Up to four children (ages 5 to 15 inclusive) can travel with a Dales Railcard holder and the child fare is based on an 81% discount on the adult fare. There is a minimum child fare of £1.

Period of availability
17/12/2021 - Until further notice

Last updated: 17 December 2021


Buying your tickets

Please note: The Journey Planner and online ticket retailers will not calculate discounts for Dales Railcard holders. Tickets should be purchased in person from the Ticket Office to claim the Railcard discount.

Booking conditions

If you live between:

  • Skipton and Carlisle (on the Leeds-Settle-Appleby-Carlisle line)
  • Skipton and Carnforth (on the Leeds-Morecambe line)
  • Carlisle and Brampton (on the Tyne Valley Carlisle-Newcastle line)

and your postcode is in one of the following areas:

  • CA 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17
  • DL 8, 11, 12
  • LA 2, 5, 6, 10
  • BD 23, 24
  • BB7

you can apply for a Dales Railcard.

Last updated: 17 December 2021

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Last updated:   17 December 2021