from the North Wales coast to the mountains of Snowdonia
SUMMER SUNDAY TRIPS from LLANDUDNO, CONWY and

Llew Jones "19" and "X19" connections  
along the Conwy Valley      
"S97" Pen-y-Pass - Porthmadog      
Arriva Sunday Sherpa    

LLANRWST
by


via the
Conwy Valley
and
Betws-y-Coed
larger buses may operate on
some journeys at busy times

      Express Sherpa - all year
   "S2" Betws-y-Coed - Llanberis
      some summer journeys
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

Suggested timings are shown below and all the trips featured can all be done for just 6.80 using a "Red Rover"
Remember - that includes bus travel from and back to Llandudno !!!!!

(Purchase from the driver of your first bus)


Snowdon Sherpa
Sundays - 16th April to 5th November 2017
(also Public Holidays Good Friday 14th April  Easter Monday 17th April  Monday 1st May  Monday 29th May and Monday 28th August )

  Click here for suggested Monday to Saturday itineraries from Llandudno, Conwy and Llanrwst
Click here for alternative summer Sunday trains along the Conwy Valley Railway Line from Llandudno
"Trips round Snowdonia - without your car"
from Llandudno
out and return via Betws-y-Coed
 (railway station)


Summer is an ideal time for a longer day out to visit Snowdonia
with later Sherpas back to Betws-y-Coed and connections to Llandudno
 Please note specially - at this time of the year the last return weekday Sherpa buses to Llanrwst are as follows...... 
Llanberis to Llandudno (S2-19) - connection departs 1735  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Caernarfon to Llandudno (88-S2-19) - connection departs 1705  (change at Llanberis Interchange and Betws-y-Coed)
Pen-y-Pass to Llandudno (S2-19) - connection departs 1755  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Porthmadog to Llandudno (S97-S2-19) - connection departs 1600   (change at Pen-y-Pass and Betws-y-Coed)
Beddgelert to Llandudno (S97-S2-19) - connection departs 1620  (change at Pen-y-Pass and Betws-y-Coed)
Nant Gwynant (Watkin) to Llandudno (S97-S2-19) - connection departs 1625   (change at Pen-y-Pass and Betws-y-Coed)
Capel Curig to Llandudno (S2-19) - connection departs 1805  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Bethesda to Llandudno (S6-19) - connection departs 1525  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Llyn Ogwen to Llandudno (S6-19) - connection departs 1535  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno (X19) - depart 1740
Porthmadog to Llandudno (1S-X19) - connection departs 1640   (change at Blaenau Ffestiniog)
Betws-y-Coed to Llandudno (19) - depart 1805 (X19)  1835 or 2150
        Click here if you want to climb Snowdon
        or if you want to make a simple journey round Snowdon
          - click for the clockwise or anticlockwise summary timetables  otherwise..........
 
Suggested itinerary
latest times should be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd website
 

               
BEDDGELERT   and   PORTHMADOG
via Swallow Falls,  the Twin Lakes,  Nant Gwynant pass
and the Aberglaslyn pass
stopping off for morning coffee,  lunch  and/or  tea to suit yourself

 
Purchase a 6.80 RED ROVER day ticket from the driver of your first bus to cover the COMPLETE trip
 
Outward
   
Return
 
 
earlier connection
from Llandudno
 
 
 
 
last Sherpa via
Nant Gwynant pass
 
later
connection
 
 
 
 
 
19
S2
S97
19
X19
1S
S97
19
S2
S97
 
S97
S2
X19
S97
S2
1
X19
19
 Llandudno   dep
-
-
-
0900
1000
-
-
1150
-
-
 Porthmadog   dep
13.30
-
-
16.00
-
1640
-
-
 Conwy   dep
-
-
-
0922
|
-
-
1212
-
-
 Beddgelert   dep
13.54
-
-
16.20
-
|
-
-
 Llanrwst   dep
0820
-
-
1005
1042
-
-
1245
-
-
   Blaenau Ffestiniog
|
-
-
|
-
1708
1740
-
 Betws-y-Coed
0829
09.10
-
-
|
-
-
1255
13.10
-
 Pen-y-Pass
14.12
14.55
-
16.38
16.50
-
|
-
 Pen-y-Pass
-
09.35
09.50
-
*|*
-
-
-
13.35
14.15
 Betws-y-Coed
-
15.17
1525
-
17.12
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
1805
1835
   Blaenau Ffestiniog
-
-
|
-
1117
1200
-
-
-
|
 Llanrwst   arr
-
-
1535
-
-
 
-
 
1815
1845
 Beddgelert   arr
-
-
10.07
-
-
|
/|\
|
|
1349
-
-
14.32
 Conwy   arr
-
-
|
-
-
-
|
1924
 Porthmadog   arr
-
-
10.30
-
-
1228
1330
-
-
15.00
 Llandudno   arr
-
-
1614
-
-
-
1854
1940
 
1150 - non-Sherpa connecting services - special cheap Sherpa tickets NOT valid on these journeys    
** - BEWARE - there is NO connection to Beddgelert off the 1110 "S2" Sherpa from Betws-y-Coed at Pen-y-Pass on Sunday    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

               
LLANBERIS   and   CAERNARFON
via Swallow Falls,  the Twin Lakes and the Llanberis pass

stopping off for morning coffee,  lunch  and/or  tea to suit yourself

 
Purchase a 6.80 RED ROVER day ticket from the driver of your first bus to cover the COMPLETE trip
 
Outward
   
Return
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19
S2
88
19
X19
S2
88
19
S2
88
 
88
S2
88
S2
19
88
S2
X19
88
S2
19
 Llandudno  dep
-
-
-
0900
1000
-
-
1150
-
-
 Caernarfon
1235
-
1435
-
-
1605
-
-
1705
-
-
 Conwy  dep
-
-
-
0922
|
-
-
1212
-
-
 Llanberis Joe Brown
|
14.30
|
15.30
-
|
16.30
-
|
17.35
-
 Llanrwst  dep
0820
-
-
1005
1042
-
-
1245
-
-
 Llanberis Interchange
1259
14.35
1459
15.35
-
1629
16.35
-
1729
17.40
-
 Betws-y-Coed
0829
09.10
-
1015
1052
11.10
-
1255
13.10
-
 Pen-y-Pass
-
14.55
-
15.50
-
-
16.50
-
-
17.55
-
 Pen-y-Pass
-
09.35
-
-
-
11.35
-
-
13.35
-
 Betws-y-Coed
-
15.17
-
16.17
1620
-
17.12
1805
-
18.17
1835
 Llanberis
-
09.45
1101
-
-
11.45
1301
-
13.50
1501
 Llanrwst  arr
-
-
-
-
1630
-
-
1815
-
-
1845
 Caernarfon
-
-
1125
-
-
-
1325
-
-
1525
 Conwy  arr
-
-
-
-
1703
-
-
|
-
-
1924
     Llandudno  arr
-
-
-
-
1720
-
-
1854
-
-
1940
09.10 - Sherpa journey    
0900 - non-Sherpa connecting services - special cheap Sherpa tickets NOT valid on these journeys    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

                               
LLYN OGWEN   and   BETHESDA
via Swallow Falls,  Llyn Ogwen and the Ogwen pass

stopping off for morning coffee,  lunch  and/or  tea to suit yourself

 
Purchase a 6.80 RED ROVER day ticket from the driver of your first bus to cover the COMPLETE trip
 
Outward
   
Return
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19
S2
S6
19
X19
S2
S6
 
S2
S6
19
S2
X19
 Llandudno  dep
-
-
-
0900
1000
-
-
 Bethesda
-
no
Ogwen Valley
service
in the spring
-
-
-
 Conwy  dep
-
-
-
0922
|
-
-
 Llyn Ogwen
walk *
-
walk *
-
 Llanrwst  dep
0820
-
-
1005
1042
-
-
 Capel Curig
15.05
-
17.00
-
 Betws-y-Coed
0829
09.10
no
Ogwen Valley
service
in the spring
1015
1052
11.10
no
Ogwen Valley
service
in the spring
 Betws-y-Coed
15.17
1620
17.12
1805
 Capel Curig
-
09.22
-
-
11.22
 Llanrwst  arr
-
-
1630
-
1815
 Llyn Ogwen
-
walk *
-
-
walk *
 Conwy  arr
-
-
1703
-
|
 Bethesda
-
-
-
-
-
 Llandudno  arr
-
-
1720
-
1854
  09.30 - Sherpa journey    
* - There is a footpath between Capel Curig and Llyn Ogwen  (starts from beside the toilet block behind the cafe/shop)   
which avoids the busy, narrow A5 road - use it for your own safety when there is no Sherpa    
0820 - non-Sherpa connecting services - special cheap Sherpa tickets NOT valid on these journeys    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Conwy CC or Gwynedd CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

         
CIRCULAR   TRIP   ROUND   SNOWDON
clockwise  -  via Betws-y-Coed,  Beddgelert,  Porthmadog,  Caernarfon  and  Llanberis
Summary Timetable

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
stop off for morning coffee,  lunch  and/or  tea to suit yourself

 
Purchase a 6.80 RED ROVER day ticket from the driver of your first bus to cover the COMPLETE trip
             
Summer Sunday afternoon circular trip
 
19
S2
S97
T2
88
S2
X19
S97
2
88
S2
19
88
S2
X19
19
S2
S97
T2
88
S2
19
Llandudno   dep
-
-
or try the earlier Sunday 'clockwise' circuit via Blaenau Ffestiniog, Porthmadog and Beddgelert depart 1000
1150
-
-
-
-
-
-
Conwy   dep
-
-
or try the earlier Sunday 'clockwise' circuit via Blaenau Ffestiniog, Porthmadog and Beddgelert depart 0920
1210
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llanrwst   dep
0820
-
or try the earlier Sunday 'clockwise' circuit via Blaenau Ffestiniog, Porthmadog and Beddgelert depart 1042
1248
-
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
0829
09.10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1258
13.10
-
-
-
-
-
Pen-y-Pass  
-
09.35
09.50
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
13.35
14.15
-
-
-
-
Beddgelert  
-
-
10.07
-
-
-
-
11.45
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
14.32
-
-
-
-
Porthmadog
-
-
10.35
1105
-
-
-
12.05
1310
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
15.00
1610
-
-
-
Caernarfon
-
-
-
1150
1235
-
-
-
1355
1435
-
-
1605
-
-
-
-
-
1655
1705
-
-
Llanberis Joe Brown
-
-
-
-
|
14.30
-
-
-
|
15.30
-
|
16.30
-
-
-
-
-
|
17.35
-
Llanberis Interchange
-
-
-
-
1259
14.35
-
-
-
1459
15.35
-
1629
16.35
-
-
-
-
-
1729
17.40
-
Pen-y-Pass
-
-
-
-
-
14.55
-
-
-
-
15.50
-
-
16.50
-
-
-
-
-
-
17.55
-
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
-
-
-
15.17
1525
-
-
-
16.12
1620
-
17.12
1805
-
-
-
-
-
18.17
1835
Llanrwst   arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
1535
-
-
-
-
1630
-
-
1815
-
-
-
-
-
-
1845
Conwy   arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
1703
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
1928
Llandudno   arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
1614
-
-
-
-
1720
-
-
1854
-
-
-
-
-
-
1940


0820 - non-Sherpa connecting services    
09.10 - Sherpa journey    
Pen-y-Pass --- time for a short walk on the foothills of Snowdon     along the Miners Path towards     Llyn Glaslyn (and Snowdon)    
Beddgelert --- time for a short stroll along the side of the River Glaslyn past Gelert's Grave to the Aberslaslyn pass        
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

         
ALTERNATIVE   CIRCULAR   TRIP   ROUND   SNOWDONIA
via Betws-y-Coed,  Blaenau Ffestiniog,  Porthmadog,  Beddgelert,  Pen-y-Pass and  Betws-y-Coed

(out using the Llew Jones "X19" service and returning by the "S97"-"S2" Sherpa link via Beddgelert)
Summary Timetable
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
stop off for morning coffee,  lunch  and/or  tea to suit yourself

 
Purchase a 6.80 RED ROVER day ticket from the driver of your first bus to cover the COMPLETE trip
           
 
19
X19
1S
S97
S2
X19
19
S97
S2
X19
S2
19
Llandudno   dep
09.00
10.00
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Conwy   dep
09.20
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llanrwst   dep
10.05
10.42
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
10.15
10.52
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Blaenau Ffestiniog
-
11.17
12.00
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Porthmadog
-
-
12.28
13.30
-
-
-
16.00
-
-
-
-
Beddgelert  
-
-
-
13.54
-
-
-
16.20
-
-
-
-
Pen-y-Pass  
-
-
-
14.12
14.55
-
-
16.38
16.50
-
17.55
-
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
-
-
15.17
15.25
16.20
-
17.12
18.05
18.17
18.35
Llanrwst   arr
-
-
-
-
-
15.35
16.30
-
-
18.15
-
18.45
Conwy   arr
-
-
-
-
-
|
17.03
-
-
|
-
19.24
Llandudno   arr
-
-
-
-
-
16.14
17.20
-
-
18.54
-
19.40



1000 - non-Sherpa connecting journey    
13.30 - Sherpa journey    
Beddgelert --- time for a short stroll along the side of the River Glaslyn past Gelert's Grave to the Aberslaslyn pass        
  Pen-y-Pass --- time for a short walk on the foothills of Snowdon     along the Miners Path towards     Llyn Glaslyn (and Snowdon)    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

 
CIRCULAR   TRIP   ROUND   SNOWDON
anticlockwise  -  via Betws-y-Coed, Llanberis, Caernarfon, Porthmadog, Beddgelert and Pen-y-Pass
Summary Timetable

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
stop off for morning coffee,  lunch  and/or  tea to suit yourself

 
Purchase a 6.80 RED ROVER day ticket from the driver of your first bus to cover the COMPLETE trip
           
 
19
X19
S2
S2
88
T2
S97
S2
X19
S2
19
Llandudno   dep
0900
1000
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Conwy   dep
0920
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llanrwst   dep
1005
1042
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
1015
1052
11.10
12.10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llanberis
-
-
11.45
12.45
1301
-
-
-
-
-
-
Caernarfon
-
-
-
-
1325
1340
-
-
-
-
-
Porthmadog
-
-
-
-
-
1425
16.00
-
-
-
-
Beddgelert
-
-
-
-
-
-
16.20
-
-
-
-
Pen-y-Pass  
-
-
-
-
-
-
16.38
16.50
-
17.55
-
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
17.12
1805
18.17
1835
Llanrwst   arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1815
-
1845
Conwy   arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
1924
Llandudno   arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1854
-
1940


11.10 - Sherpa journey    
1000 - non-Sherpa connecting services    
  Pen-y-Pass --- time for a short walk on the foothills of Snowdon     along the Miners Path towards     Llyn Glaslyn (and Snowdon)    
  latest times should always be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC or Conwy CC websites  and any subsequent amendments thereto  

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Bangor - Snowdonia   (via Llanberis)
Barmouth - Snowdonia   (via Porthmadog)
Bethesda - Capel Curig - Betws-y-Coed
Bethesda - Pen-y-Pass - Llanberis
Betws-y-Coed - Capel Curig - Bethesda
Betws-y-Coed - Pen-y-Pass - Llanberis
Betws-y-Coed - Llandudno/Colwyn Bay   (connections)
Betws-y-Coed - Pen-y-Pass - Porthmadog
Caernarfon/Porthmadog - Beddgelert - Llanberis
Caernarfon - Beddgelert - Porthmadog
Caernarfon (WHRly) - Beddgelert - Llandudno
Caernarfon (WHRly) - Beddgelert - Porthmadog
Llanberis Pass   (Park and Ride)
Llanberis - Pen-y-Pass - 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 - Llangollen
Llandudno - Snowdonia (via Betws-y-Coed)
Llangollen - Corwen - Llanrwst - Llandudno
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 weekday trips from Betws-y-Coed
Suggested weekday trips from Caernarfon
Suggested weekday trips from Corwen
Suggested weekday trips from Conwy
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 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)

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