Llew Jones connecting "19" mini-bus   
Llandudno to Betws-y-Coed      
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~       
Corwen to Llanrwst (Tue and Sat)      
Llew Jones "70" mini-bus   

Bws Conwy
(Corwen area)
 (including Snowdon Sherpa connections) 


unofficial website



Llandudno
Llanrwst
Betws-y-Coed
Cerrigydrudion
Corwen
Llangollen

 
   Lloyds Coaches connecting "T3" bus
      Llangollen/Barmouth to Corwen
       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      Betws-y-Coed to Llanberis

       also Pen-y-Pass---Porthmadog
   Gwynfor connecting "S2-S4" Sherpa

sherpanetwork
  B E W A R E ....................... !!!
Car Parking in Snowdonia is very limited and can be expensive if a space can be found

The alternative is to leave your car behind and use the
Snowdon Sherpa Bus network

    STOP PRESS..........
    Llew Jones has made changes to their connecting journeys from/back to Llandudno commencing Tuesday 1st Septermber - click here for the latest information..........
    LATEST
    There is now just a very limited "70" service operated by Llew Jones on TUESDAYS ONLY

    Please note - the former Saturday journeys remain SUSPENDED


Please bookmark and re-visit this page nearer your visit for confirmation
and to check if there have been any further changes

This "unofficial" website attempts to show what is still available
and to encourage greater use includes some suggested
"trips round Snowdonia - without your car"


D R A F T

Bws Conwy
Snowdon Sherpa  connection
Bws Conwy

Colwyn Bay                                                                                                                                  Llangollen            
Llandudno --\-- Llandudno Junction -- Llanrwst--/-- Betws-y-Coed --\-- Corwen --\--/                              
                                                        Llanberis         Capel Curig      /                                  \                     \         Bala          Dolgellau         Barmouth
                     Blaenau Ffestiniog         /                                     \   Llanberis

Tuesdays only - 1st September 2020 until further notice
NO service on Christmas Day,  Boxing Day or  New Year's Day
  Click here for Saturdays from 5th September 2020 until further notice --- SUSPENDED
No Monday,  Wednesday,  Thursday,  Friday,  SATURDAY,  Sunday or Public Holiday service between Betws-y-Coed and Corwen
See VERY important note above
Gwynfor/Gwynedd have WITHDRAWN the former 1405 journey from Beddgelert
and Llew Jones has subsequently WITHDRAWN the former 1650 Tuesdays only journey from Betws-y-Coed
   
LSch
 
LSH
 
 LSH 
           
Llew
Jones
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Arriva
Arriva
Llew
Jones
Llew
Jones
Llew
Jones
Lloyds
Coaches
Lloyds
Coaches
Lloyds
Coaches
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Llew
Jones
Llew
Jones
Lloyds
Coaches
Lloyds
Coaches
Lloyds
Coaches
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Llew Jones
Llew
Jones
Lloyds
Coaches
Lloyds
Coaches
Coast
-line
X19
S2
85
S2
27
5
19
19
70
T3
55
T3
S2
S2
19
70
T3
T3
55
S2
S2
X19
70
T3
T3
55
        Colwyn Bay
-
-
-
-
0724
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
        Colwyn Bay
Llandudno
-
-
-
-
|
-
 0745 
0745
-
-
-
-
-
-
1100
-
-
-
-
-
-
 1445 
-
-
-
-
Llandudno
        Bangor
-
-
0710
-
|
0625
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
        Bangor
Llandudno Junction station
-
-
|
-
0736
|
0758
0758
-
-
-
-
-
-
1115
-
-
-
-
-
-
1502
-
-
-
-
Llandudno Junction station
    Conwy station
-
-
|
-
-
0706*
0802
0802
-
-
-
-
-
-
1119
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
    Conwy station
Black Cat roundabout
-
-
|
-
-
-
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
1505
-
-
-
-
Black Cat roundabout
Llanrwst Watling Street
-
-
|
-
-
-
0835
0840
08.50
-
-
-
-
-
1155
13.05
-
-
-
-
-
1525
former
1640
journey
withdrawn
-
-
-
Llanrwst Watling Street
  Blaenau Festiniog
0720
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
  Blaenau Festiniog
    Caernarfon
|
0720
|
0735
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
    Caernarfon
    Llanberis
|
0743
0751
0800
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
1200
|
|
-
-
-
 1430 
 1530 
-
-
-
-
    Llanberis
    Pen-y-Pass
|
0756
-
0825
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
1225
|
|
-
-
-
1455
1550
-
-
-
-
    Pen-y-Pass
    Capel Curig
|
0805
-
0835
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
1235
|
|
-
-
-
1505
1600
-
-
-
-
    Capel Curig
Betws-y-Coed
0745
0820
-
0847
-
-
-
-
09.00
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
09.10
1247
1205
13.15
-
-
-
1517
1612
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
Llanberis
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
09.45
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llanberis
Cerrigydrudion
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
09.28
-
-
-
-
-
-
13.40
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Cerrigydrudion
Corwen car park
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
09.50
1000
1005
1015
-
-
-
14.08
1415
1430
1430
-
-
-
1815
1815
1845 $
Corwen car park
        Ruthin
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
1035
|
-
-
-
-
|
|
1500
-
-
-
-
|
G
|
        Ruthin
    Llangollen
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
1035
-
-
-
-
|
1450
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
1905
    Llangollen
        Bala
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1035
-
-
-
-
-
-
1450
-
-
-
-
-
-
1850
-
-
        Bala
        Dolgellau
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1110
-
-
-
-
-
-
1525
-
-
-
-
-
-
1925
-
-
        Dolgellau
        Barmouth
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1143
-
-
-
-
-
-
1557
-
-
-
-
-
-
1957
-
-
        Barmouth
09.10 - Sherpa connection    
* - alight at Conwy Town Ditch stop and walk through the arch across the road to the Railway Station (stop "M")    
$$$ - on local (Llanrwst) School Days only,  this "19" journey terminates at Llanrwst school - passengers requiring onward connections are advised to alight at the 'Birmingham Garage stop' - the official name of the stop,    
even though the garage sign now actually says "Gwydyr Garage"
  (immediately after the 'Hump-Back' river bridge at approximately 0838    
and either join the connecting "70" bus there  (or walk back round the corner to Watling Street,  where there is a shelter
)    
G - now operates only as far as Gwyddelwern (arrive 1824)    
  
  LSch - Llanrwst School Days only       LSH - Llanrwst School Holidays only    
$ - if the "70" does not have to serve all the request locations, you may be lucky enough to catch the earlier "T3" departure at 1730     R - on request to the driver at or before Betws-y-Coed    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  
Bws Conwy
Snowdon Sherpa  connection
Bws Conwy

                                                                                                               Llandudno
Barmouth         Dolgellau         Bala                                                                                                                Capel Curig      Llanberis                           /       Colwyn Bay
                       
          Llangollen --\-- Corwen -- Betws-y-Coed --/-- Llanrwst -- Conwy --/-- Llandudno Junction

Tuesdays only - 1st September 2020 until further notice
NO service on Christmas Day,  Boxing Day or  New Year's Day
  Click here for Saturdays from 5th September 2020 until further notice --- SUSPENDED
No Monday,  Wednesday,  Thursday,  Friday,  SATURDAY,  Sunday or Public Holiday service between Betws-y-Coed and Corwen
See VERY important note above
         
Lloyds
Coaches
Lloyds
Coaches
Lloyds
Coaches
Llew
Jones
Llew
Jones
Llew
Jones
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Lloyds
Coaches
Lloyds
Coaches
Lloyds
Coaches
Llew
Jones
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Llew
Jones
Arriva
Arriva
Gwynfor
Llew
Jones
T3
55
T3
70
X19
19
S2
S2
T3
T3
55
70
X19
S2
88
19
27
5
85
        Barmouth
0605
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1050
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
        Barmouth
        Dolgellau
0625
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1120
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
        Dolgellau
        Bala
0700
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1155
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
        Bala
    Llangollen
|
-
0935
-
-
-
-
-
|
1250
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
    Llangollen
        Ruthin
|
0835
|
-
-
-
-
-
|
|
1355
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
        Ruthin
Corwen
0735
0905
0955
10.05
-
-
-
-
1230
1310
1425
14.30
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Corwen
Cerrigydrudion
-
-
-
10.32
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
14.57
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Cerrigydrudion
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
-
11.00
1100
1135
1110
1210
-
-
-
15.25
1535 #
1548
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
    Capel Curig
-
-
-
|
|
|
1122
1222
-
-
-
|
|
1600
-
-
-
-
-
    Capel Curig
    Llanberis
-
-
-
|
|
|
1145
1245
-
-
-
|
|
1625
1630
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
1640
    Llanberis
        Caernarfon
-
-
-
|
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
|
|
-
1655
-
-
-
|
        Caernarfon
    Blaenau Festiniog
-
-
-
|
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
|
1600 #
-
-
-
-
-
|
    Blaenau Festiniog
Llanrwst
-
-
-
11.10
1110
1145
-
-
-
-
-
15.35
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
1545
-
-
|
Llanrwst
Black Cat roundabout
-
-
-
-
1128
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
|
Black Cat roundabout
    Conwy station
-
-
-
-
|
1220
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1620
>>>>>>>
1723*
|
    Conwy station
Llandudno Junction station
-
-
-
-
1131
1224
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1624
1637
|
|
Llandudno Junction station
        Bangor cloc
-
-
-
-
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
|
1800
1735
        Bangor cloc
    Colwyn Bay
-
-
-
-
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
1653
-
-
    Colwyn Bay
Llandudno
-
-
-
-
1155
1240
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
%%
-
-
-
Llandudno
1110 - Sherpa connection    
  %% - operates direct to Llandrillo College during College Term, returning via Llandudno arrive 1715 --- on other dates operates direct to Llandudno arrive 1640     * - there is an earlier "5" journey at 1623,  which is not recognised as a connection by the TravelineCymru "Journey Planned"  but if you are quick and do make it,  you will arrive Bangor considerably quicker    
# - 10 minutes later throughout in local (Llanrwst) School Days    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

Bws Conwy
Snowdon Sherpa  connection
Bws Conwy

  Colwyn Bay                                                                                                                                     Llangollen            
Llandudno --\-- Llandudno Junction -- Llanrwst--/-- Betws-y-Coed --\-- Corwen --\--/                              
                                                            Llanberis         Capel Curig      /                                  \                     \         Bala          Dolgellau         Barmouth
                         Blaenau Ffestiniog         /                                     \   Llanberis

 Saturdays - 11th April 2020 until further notice 
NO service on Christmas Day,  Boxing Day  or  New Year's Day
  No Monday,  Wednesday,  Thursday,  Friday,  Sunday or Public Holiday service between Betws-y-Coed and Corwen
See VERY important note above
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  
Bws Conwy
Snowdon Sherpa  connection
Bws Conwy

                                                                                                        Beddgelert
                                                                                                                                                  Capel Curig             Pen-y-Pass           /                                    Llanberis
Barmouth         Dolgellau         Bala                                                                                                          /      Blaenau Ffestiniog                                           Bangor     /    Caernarfon                          
                    Llangollen --\-- Corwen -- Betws-y-Coed --/-- Llandudno Junction --/-- Llandudno...
                                                                                                                                                                \       Colwyn Bay

 Saturdays - 11th April 2020 until further notice 
NO service on Christmas Day,  Boxing Day  or  New Year's Day
  No Monday,  Wednesday,  Thursday,  Friday,  Sunday or Public Holiday service between Betws-y-Coed and Corwen
See VERY important note above
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

See local timetables for details of other intermediate times

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Bangor - Snowdonia  (via Llanberis)
Barmouth - Snowdonia  (via Porthmadog)
Bethesda - Capel Curig - Betws-y-Coed
Bethesda - Capel Curig - Llanberis
Betws-y-Coed - Capel Curig - Bethesda
Betws-y-Coed - Pen-y-Pass - Llanberis
Betws-y-Coed - Llandudno  (connections)
Betws-y-Coed - Pen-y-Pass - Porthmadog
Caernarfon/Porthmadog - Beddgelert - Llanberis
Caernarfon - Beddgelert - Porthmadog
Caernarfon (WHRly) - Beddgelert - Llandudno
Caernarfon (WHRly) - Beddgelert - Porthmadog
Corwen - Llanrwst - Llandudno
Llanberis Pass --- Park and Ride
Llanberis - Capel Curig - Bethesda
Llanberis - Pen-y-Pass - Betws-y-Coed
Llanberis - Beddgelert - Caernarfon/Porthmadog
Llandudno/Colwyn Bay - Betws-y-Coed  (connections)
Llandudno - Beddgelert - Caernarfon (WHRly)
Llandudno - Llanrwst - Corwen
Llandudno - Snowdonia  (via Betws-y-Coed)
Porthmadog - Beddgelert - Caernarfon
Porthmadog - Beddgelert - Caernarfon (WHRly)
Porthmadog/Caernarfon - Beddgelert - Llanberis
Porthmadog - Pen-y-Pass - Betws-y-Coed
Pwllheli - Snowdonia  (via Porthmadog)
Snowdonia - Bangor  (via Llanberis) 
Snowdonia - Barmouth  (via Porthmadog)
 Snowdonia - Llandudno  (via Betws-y-Coed or Caernarfon) 
Snowdonia - Pwllheli  (via Porthmadog)
Climb Snowdon - with the Sherpas   (summary)
Ride Round Snowdon - with the Sherpas   (summary)

Suggested weekday trips from Barmouth
Suggested weekday trips from Beddgelert
Suggested Saturday trips from Bethesda
Suggested weekday trips from Betws-y-Coed
Suggested weekday trips from Caernarfon
Suggested weekday trips from Conwy
Suggested weekday trips from Corwen
Suggested weekday trips from Llanberis
Suggested weekday trips from Llandudno
Suggested weekday trips from Llanrwst
Suggested weekday trips from Porthmadog

Suggested Sunday trips from Barmouth
Suggested Sunday trips from Beddgelert
Suggested Sunday trips from Bethesda
Suggested Sunday trips from Betws-y-Coed
Suggested Sunday trips from Caernarfon
Suggested Sunday trips from Conwy
Suggested Sunday trips from Llanberis
Suggested Sunday trips from Llandudno
Suggested Sunday trips from Llanrwst
Suggested Sunday trips from Porthmadog

Suggested weekday trips from
Suggested Sunday trips from
North Wales Coast Railway stations
(via Betws-y-Coed)

Later non-Sherpa weekday journeys from......
Beddgelert area to Llandudno/Conwy Valley
Pen-y-Pass area to Llandudno/Conwy Valley
Porthmadog area to Llandudno/Conwy Valley
Beddgelert area to Llanberis
Betws-y-Coed area to Llanberis
Porthmadog area to Llanberis
Llanberis area to Porthmadog area
Later non-Sherpa Sunday journeys from......
Beddgelert area to Llandudno/Conwy Valley
Pen-y-Pass area to Llandudno/Conwy Valley
Porthmadog area to Llandudno/Conwy Valley
Beddgelert area to Llanberis
Betws-y-Coed area to Llanberis
Porthmadog area to Llanberis
Llanberis area to Porthmadog area
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