Snowdon Sherpa Bus Timetables
LATEST..........
..... "S2" will again be doubled in frequency for the summer
..... there are major changes to the "S4" and "S97" services on weekday afternoons and Sundays
..... the additional "S1" 'Park and Ride' journeys will start again for the summer
..... the summer weekend only "S6" via the Ogwen Valley is reinstated and in future starts from Bangor

    All other local connecting bus journeys remain unalterd
The very unreliable 2 minute connetion off the last "S4" journey from Beddgelert in 2018 has this year been increased to 7 minutes to improve reliability
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BEWARE
- so far,  much of this information is NOT yet on many the official websites

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



Mondays to Saturdays - 13th April 2019 until further notice
except Public Holidays Good Friday 19th April  Easter Monday 22nd April  Monday 6th May  Monday 27th May and Monday 26th August

click here for alternative Sundays and Public Holidays evening journeys
  BEWARE..............
The last direct 'all-year-round' Monday to Saturday connecting Sherpa service to Betws-y-Coed-Llanrwst-Conwy-Llandudno
via the Aberglaslyn Pass, Nant Gwynant (Watkin),  Pen-y-Pass and Betws-y-Coed departs Porthmadog at 1520
Don't Dispair
    In the unlikely event you are unfortunate enough to miss the 15.20 "S97" Sherpa to Pen-y-Pass or you decide you wish to spend longer in Porthmadog
    there is a later Sherpa connection via Beddgelert and Caernarfon (Gwynfor "S97-S4") at 1710,   alternatively 1825,  1940 or 2025 direct to Caernarfon
    "Red Rover day tickets" are valid on all these alternative routes back to Llandudno or Llanrwst/Betws-y-Coed

 
last 'all-year-round' direct return Sherpa service
 
later 'summer only'
return Sherpa service
 
later service
via Beddgelert
later alternative service
back to Chester,   Llandudno,
Colwyn Bay,  Llanrwst
and Betws-y-Coed
 
new alternative
later service via
Blaenau Ffestiniog
 
last alternative
services back
to Llandudno,  Colwyn Bay
Llanrwst and Betws-y-Coed
 
last
service
to Llan
-dudno
 
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Llew
Jones
T for
Wales
T for
Wales
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Llew
Jones
Gwynfor
Gwynfor
Lloyds
Arriva
Arriva
Llew
Jones
T for
Wales
Arriva
T for
Wales
T for
Wales
Dilwyns
Lloyds
Arriva
Arriva
Llew
Jones
Arriva
S97
S4
S2
19
train
train
S97-S4
S2
X19
S97
S4
T2
5C-5*
12
19
train
3B
train
train
1
T2
5C-5*
12
19
5C-5*
Porthmadog Parc 
15.20
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-
-
-
-
17.20
-
-
1720
-
1825
-
-
-
-
1936
-
-
1940
2025
-
-
-
-
Porthmadog Parc 
Blaenau Ffestiniog
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-
-
-
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-
-
|
-
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via
Pen-y
-Groes
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-
-
-
-
2005
2023
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|
|
via
Pen-y
-Groes
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\|/
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|
via
Pen-y
-Groes
|
|
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\|/
-
-
-
-
Blaenau Ffestiniog
Beddgelert
15.44 #
16.10
-
-
-
-
17.45
-
-
1744
1805
-
-
-
-
-
|
|
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-
-
-
-
-
Beddgelert
Nant Gwynant
-
16.15
-
-
-
-
17.50
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Nant Gwynant
Pen-y-Pass
-
16.32
16.50
-
-
-
|
18.10
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Pen-y-Pass
Penygwryd
-
-
|
-
-
-
18.05
18.12
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-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Penygwryd
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
17.12
1720
1803
-
-
18.32
1840
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
2050
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
  Caernarfon
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-
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-
-
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1835
1910
1915
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-
-
-
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-
2030
2115
-
-
2215
  Caernarfon
  Bangor
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
|
-
-
1930
1947
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
2000
-
-
-
2135
2147
-
-
2245
  Bangor
Conwy
-
-
-
|
M-F
Sat
-
-
1929
-
-
-
2025
>>>>>>
2035 M
2017
-
-
-
-
2225
>>>>>>
2305 M
2323
Conwy
Llandudno Jnc
station
-
-
-
1816
1834
1839
1853
-
-
1933
-
-
-
2027f
-
|
2023
-
2121
2129
-
-
2227f
-
|
2325f
Llandudno Jnc
station
Llandudno
-
-
-
1827
1854
|
|
-
-
1945
-
-
-
2047
2110
|
|
-
2147
|
-
-
2247
2310
|
2345
Llandudno
  Llanrwst
-
-
-
-
-
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
2110
|
-
-
|
-
-
-
|
2335
-
  Llanrwst
  Betws-y-Coed
-
-
-
-
-
|
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
2120
|
-
-
|
-
-
-
|
23R45
-
  Betws-y-Coed
    Colwyn Bay
-
-
-
-
-
1845
1859
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2136
-
2030
-
-
2135
-
-
-
2336
-
-
    Colwyn Bay
        Chester
-
-
-
-
-
1930
1949
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2116
-
-
2223
-
-
-
-
-
-
        Chester
15.20 - Sherpa journey     # - on Porthmadog School Days, operates via Porthmadog School and arrives Beddgelert 1600    
* - normally worked by the same "through" bus     $ - departs from stop "M" outside Conwy railway station (also one minute later from Mount Pleasant)     f - calls at the "flyover" stop - it NO LONGER serves the railway station     23R45 - operates to Betws-y-Coed on request to the driver at or before Llanrwst    
M-F - Mondays to Fridays only     Sat - Saturdays only    
??? - this journey was operated by Arriva until Saturday 30th March - it is understood Gwynedd CC are trying to find a replacement operator    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC website or official Conwy CC website and any subsequent amendments thereto  

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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 Sunday trips from Pwllheli

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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