Purchase a Dales Railcard and save 1/3rd on the cost of single and day return tickets. 
Type of offer
Ordinary Promotion 
Nearest stations

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

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.

Participating train companies

Last updated: 03 March 2021





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

Discounts available with these products

Last updated: 10 May 2017


Area of validity
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Further Information

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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.

Period of availability
01/05/2008 - Until further notice

Last updated: 21 November 2017


Available to purchase
01/05/2008 - Until further notice
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: 23 July 2015

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Last updated:   03 March 2021