Fares will depend on the journey being taken.  

Children under the age of 5 years travel free and with child fares for those aged 5 to 15 years being half the adult fare.

Various railcards are available providing savings of one third on the cost of fares. 

National Railcards:

Senior Railcard for the people 60 years and above

Family Railcard valid for up to four adults and four fare-paying children

Two Together Railcard for two named people travelling together

Disabled Railcard for people with disabilities

16-17 Saver for young people aged 16 and 17

Young Persons Railcard for 16-25 year olds

26-30 Railcard for people aged 26 to 30 years

HM Forces Railcard for members of the Regular Forces or Volunteer Reserves or a spouse/civil partner of a member

Veterans Railcard available to everyone who have served in HM Armed Forces or Merchant Mariners who have seen duty on legally defined military operations

You can purchase some railcards (valid for one year) at a staffed station.  Alternatively railcards can be purchased online, where there is an option for a three year card at a reduced cost.

Local Railcard:

Dales Railcard - Available for purchase by residents in the following postcodes, this product is no longer available to residents of CA8. Valid for travel from Carlisle to Leeds.

  • CA 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17

Dales Railcards cost £10 per person and office one third off the cost of fares valid for travel from  Settle-Carlisle route.  You can buy or renew a Dales Railcard at Carlisle Station or online

Another Money Saving Tip

Duo Tickets are available for journeys on selected Northern routes, including the Tyne Valley Railway.    These give a 25% saving on the fare when two people are travelling together.  More details available on Northern's website.

Advance Purchase tickets are available for some journeys along the Tyne Valley Railway and for many journeys throughout the country.  These single tickets are available in limited numbers and are valid for a specific journey at a specific time.  Usually they are available 12 weeks in advance and the earlier you book the more chance you have a making greater savings.  More details available here