3333333 Snowdon Sherpa Bus - day trips to Snowdonia via Betws-y-Coed from Llandudno andf Llanrwst
from the North Wales coast to the mountains of Snowdonia
SUMMER WEEKDAY TRIPS from LLANDUDNO,  CONWY and

Express "X1" and "S97" Sherpa      
along the east side of the Conwy Valley  
along the west side of the Conwy Valley  
Llew Jones "19"      

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 "S2 Sherpa 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

LATEST..........
There are minor changes to the Conwy Valley connecting
"19" weekday and Sunday services
including a new 1840 journey from Betws-y-Coed
which connects off the last return "S2" Sherpa from Llanberis


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 your ticket from the driver of your first bus)


Snowdon Sherpa
Mondays to Saturdays 29th May 2018 until further notice
except Public Holiday Monday 27th August

  Click here for suggested Sunday and Public Holiday itineraries from Llandudno
"Trips round Snowdonia - without your car"
from Llandudno and Llanrwst
out and return via Betws-y-Coed
 (change buses outside the railway station)

Summer is an ideal time for a longer day out to visit Snowdonia
with extra and later Sherpas back to Betws-y-Coed
 Please note specially - at this time of the year the last return weekday Sherpa buses to Llandudno are as follows...... 
Llanberis to Llandudno (S2-19) - connection departs 1630 or 1750*  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Caernarfon to Llandudno (88-S2-19) - connection departs 1545 or 1655  (change at Llanberis and Betws-y-Coed)
Pen-y-Pass to Llandudno (S2-19) - connection departs 1650 or 1810  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Caernarfon to Llandudno (via Beddgelert) (S4-S2-19) - connection departs 1530  (change at Pen-y-Pass and Betws-y-Coed)
(a later "88-S2-19" connection is available at 1655 via Llanberis)
Porthmadog to Llandudno (S97-S4-S2-19) - connection departs 1520  (change at Beddgelert, Pen-y-Pass and Betws-y-Coed)
Beddgelert to Llandudno (S4-S2-19) - connection departs 1607  (change at Pen-y-Pass and Betws-y-Coed)
Nant Gwynant (Watkin) to Llandudno (S4-S2-19) - connection departs 1612  (change at Pen-y-Pass and Betws-y-Coed)
Penygwryd to Llandudno (S2-19) - connection departs 1652  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Capel Curig to Llandudno (S2-19) - connection departs 1820  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Bethesda to Llandudno (6B-19) - connection departs 1811  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Llyn Ogwen to Llandudno (6B-19) - connection depart 1820  (change at Betws-y-Coed)
Betws-y-Coed to Llandudno (19) - depart 17.20,  18.40  then 21.50 

        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 itineraries
latest times should be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Gwynedd CC 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
 
S+LSH
LSch
                       
X19
19
S2
S4*
X19
S2
19
S2
S4*
19
S2
S4*
S97
S4
S2
19
X19
S97
S4
S2
19
19
S4
S2
19
Llandudno   dep
0755
0745
-
-
0910
-
0955
-
-
1225
-
-
Porthmadog   dep
1120
-
-
-
-
1520
-
-
-
-
A summer 1755
"S4" Sherpa
operates
between
Beddgelert and
Pen-y-Pass but
NO connection
back to
Betws-y-Coed

-
-
Porthmadog   dep
Conwy   dep
|
0802
-
-
|
-
1015
-
-
1335
-
-
Beddgelert   dep
1145
14.10
-
-
-
1543 #
16.07
-
-
-
-
-
Beddgelert   dep
Llanrwst   dep
0838
$$$
$
-
-
0948
-
1055
-
-
1325
-
-
Pen-y-Pass
-
14.30
14.55
-
-
-
16.25
16.50
-
-
18.10
-
Pen-y-Pass
Betws-y-Coed
0900
-
09.10
-
1000
10.10
1105
11.10
-
1335
13.40
-
Penygwryd
-
-
14.57
S+LSH
-
-
-
16.52
-
-
18.12
-
Penygwryd
Pen-y-Pass
-
-
09.35
10.05
-
10.35
-
11.35
11.50
-
14.05
14.30
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
15.17
1530
1650
-
-
17.12
1720
1806
18.32
1840
Betws-y-Coed
Beddgelert
-
-
-
10.25
-
Time
for a
coffee
-
-
12.10
-
-
14.50
Llanrwst   arr
-
-
$$
1545
1702
-
-
-
1730
1815
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
1850
Llanrwst   arr
Porthmadog   arr
-
-
-
1105b
-
-
-
1405b
-
-
1635b
Conwy   arr
-
-
-
1618
|
-
-
-
1812
-
-
-
1929
Conwy   arr
 
 
Llandudno   arr
-
-
-
1643
1740
-
-
-
1827
-
-
-
1945
Llandudno   arr
09.10 - Sherpa journey     $ - this "S2" Sherpa journey starts from Llanrwst (depart 0855) on Llanrwst School Days only   (passengers from Llandudno and Conwy MUST change at Llanrwst)    
* - these "S4" Sherpa journeys continue to Caernarfon     b - change Sherpas at Beddgelert    
$$ - this "S2" Sherpa journey continues to Llanrwst (arrive 1538) on Llanrwst School Days only   (passengers for Llandudno MUST change at Llanrwst)    
  S+LSH - Saturdays also Llanrwst School Holidays       LSch - Llanrwst School Term ONLY    
  $$$ - on local (Llanrwst) School Days only,  this "19" journey terminates at Llanrwst school - passengers requiring onward connections are advised to alight at the Birmingham Garrage stop (immediately    
after the 'Hump-Back' river bridge at approximately 0838 and either join the connecting "S2" Sherpa there (or walk back round the corner to Watling Street - where there is a shelter)
   
Click for alternative later non-Sherpa return journeys from Porthmadog or Beddgelert via Caernarfon    
  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 or the Nant Gwynant 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 *
* - or the cheaper 5.00 SNOWDON Day Ticket if you go out and back on the "S4" via Beddgelert
 
Outward
S+LSH
LSch
                     
X19
19
S2
88
S4
X19
S2
88
19
S2
88
S4
 
S2
88
19
S2
88
S4
 
S2
88
Llandudno  dep
0755
0745
-
-
-
0910
-
-
0955
-
-
-
connect
-ion

with
-drawn
-
-
1225
-
-
-
connect
-ion

with
-drawn
-
-
Conwy  dep
|
0802
-
-
-
|
-
-
1015
-
-
-
-
-
1245
-
-
-
-
-
Llanrwst  dep
0838
$$$
$
-
-
-
0948
-
-
1055
-
-
-
-
-
1325
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
0848
-
09.10
-
-
1000
10.10
-
1105
11.10
-
-
12.10
-
1335
13.40
-
-
14.40
-
Pen-y-Pass
-
-
09.35
>>>>>
10.05
-
10.35
-
-
11.35
>>>>>
11.50
-
12.35
-
-
14.05
>>>>>
14.30
-
15.05
-
Llanberis
-
-
09.45
1005
|
-
10.45
1125
-
11.45
1205
|
-
12.45
1325
-
14.20
1510
|
-
15.20
----
Caernarfon
-
-
-
1037
10.55
-
-
1157
-
-
1237
12.40
-
-
1357
-
-
1537
15.20
-
-
----
 
Return
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
88
S2
X1
88
S2
X1
S4
88
S2
19
88
S2
X1
S4
88
S2
19
88
S2
19
19
Caernarfon
1050
-
-
1250
-
-
1340
(1330)
-
-
1450
-
-
1530
(1545)
-
-
1655
-
-
-
Llanberis
1122
12.00
-
1322
13.30
-
|
(1402)
14.30
-
1522
15.30
-
|
(1617)
16.30
-
1732
17.50
-
-
Pen-y-Pass
-
12.25
-
-
13.55
-
1430
>>>>>>
14.55
S+LSH
-
15.50
-
1625
>>>>>>
16.50
-
-
18.10
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
-
12.47
1255
-
14.17
1426
-
-
15.17
1530
-
16.12
1650
-
-
17.12
1720
-
18.32
1840
2150
Llanrwst  arr
-
-
1307
-
-
1445
-
-
$$
1545
-
-
1702
-
-
-
1730
-
-
1850
2200
Conwy  arr
-
-
|
-
-
1518
-
-
-
1618
-
-
|
-
-
-
1812
-
-
1928
2233
Llandudno  arr
-
-
1345
-
-
1543
-
-
-
1643
-
-
1740
-
-
-
1827
-
-
1945
2250
09.10 - Sherpa journey    
$ - this "S2" Sherpa journey starts from Llanrwst (depart 0855) on Llanrwst School Days only   (passengers from Llandudno and Conwy MUST change at Llanrwst)    
$$ - this "S2" Sherpa journey continues to Llanrwst (arrive 1538) on Llanrwst School Days only   (passengers for Llandudno MUST change at Llanrwst)    
  S+LSH - Llanrwst School Holiday ONLY       LSch - Llanrwst School Term ONLY       $$$ - on local (Llanrwst) School Days only,  this "19" journey terminates at Llanrwst school - passengers requiring onward connections are advised to alight at the Birmingham Garrage stop (immediately    
after the 'Hump-Back' river bridge at approximately 0838 and either join the connecting "S2" Sherpa there (or walk back round the corner to Watling Street - where there is a shelter)
   
Click here for an alternative later return journey via Caernarfon/Bangor using non-Sherpa routes    
  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
clockwise  -  via Betws-y-Coed,   Pen-y-Pass,   Beddgelert,  Caernarfon  and  Llanberis
Summary Timetable

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
stop off for morning coffee,  lunch,  tea and/or  a short walk to suit yourself --- then catch the next bus

 
Purchase a 6.80 RED ROVER day ticket from the driver of your first bus to cover the COMPLETE trip
 
S+LSH
LSch
                   
X19
19
S2
S4
88
88
88
S2
19
19
S2
S4
88
S2
19
88
88
S2
X1
88
S2
19
88
S2
19
Llandudno dep
0755
0745
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0955
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llandudno dep
Conwy dep
|
0802
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1015
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Conwy dep
Llanrwst dep
0838
$$$
$
-
-
-
-
-
-
1055
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llanrwst dep
Betws-y-Coed
0848
-
09.10
-
-
-
-
-
-
1105
11.10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
Pen-y-Pass  
-
-
09.35
10.05
-
-
-
-
-
-
11.35
11.50
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Pen-y-Pass  
Beddgelert  
-
-
-
10.25
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
12.10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Beddgelert  
Caernarfon
-
-
-
10.55
1130
1210
1250
-
-
-
-
12.40
1330
-
-
1410
1450
-
-
1530
-
-
1655
-
-
Caernarfon
Llanberis
-
-
-
-
1302
1242
1322
13.30
-
-
-
-
1402
14.30
S+LSH
1442
1522
15.30
-
1602
16.30
-
1732
17.50
-
Llanberis
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
14.17
1426
-
-
-
-
15.17
1530
-
-
16.17
1650
-
17.12
1720
-
18.32
18.40
Betws-y-Coed
Llanrwst arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1445
-
-
-
-
$$
1545
-
-
-
1720
-
-
1730
-
-
18.50
Llanrwst arr
Conwy arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1518
-
-
-
-
-
1618
-
-
-
|
-
-
1812
-
-
1929
Conwy arr
Llandudno arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1543
-
-
-
-
-
1643
-
-
-
1740
-
-
1827
-
-
1945
Llandudno arr




09.10 - Sherpa journey    
$ - this "S2" Sherpa journey starts from Llanrwst (depart 0855) on Llanrwst School Days only   (passengers from Llandudno and Conwy MUST change at Llanrwst)    
$$ - this "S2" Sherpa journey continues to Llanrwst (arrive 1538) on Llanrwst School Days only   (passengers for Llandudno MUST change at Llanrwst)    
 
  S+LSH - Saturdays also Llanrwst School Holidays       LSch - Llanrwst School Term ONLY       $$$ - on local (Llanrwst) School Days only,  this "19" journey terminates at Llanrwst school - passengers requiring onward connections are advised to alight at the Birmingham Garrage stop (immediately    
after the 'Hump-Back' river bridge at approximately 0838 and either join the connecting "S2" Sherpa there (or walk back round the corner to Watling Street - where there is a shelter)
   
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  

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

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
stop off for morning coffee,  lunch,  tea and/or  a short walk to suit yourself --- then catch the next bus

 
Purchase a 6.80 RED ROVER day ticket from the driver of your first bus to cover the COMPLETE trip
 
S+LSH
Sch
               
X19
19
S2
88
S4
S2
X19
X19
S2
88
19
S2
88
88
S4
S2
19
X19
88
88
S4
S2
19
Llandudno dep
0755
0745
-
-
-
-
-
0910
-
-
0955
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llandudno dep
Conwy dep
|
0802
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
1015
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Conwy dep
Llanrwst dep
0838
$$$
$
-
-
-
-
0948
-
-
1055
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Llanrwst dep
Betws-y-Coed
0848
-
09.10
-
-
-
-
1000
10.10
-
1105
11.10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Betws-y-Coed
Llanberis
-
-
09.45
1005
-
-
-
-
10.45
1125
-
11.45
1205
1245
-
-
-
-
1325
1405
-
-
-
Llanberis
Caernarfon
-
-
-
1037
11.00
-
-
-
-
1157
-
-
1237
1317
13.40
-
-
-
1357
1437
1530
-
-
Caernarfon
Beddgelert  
-
-
-
-
11.32
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
14.12
-
-
-
-
-
16.07
-
-
Beddgelert  
Pen-y-Pass  
-
-
-
-
11.50
12.25
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
14.30
14.55
-
-
-
-
16.25
16.50
-
Pen-y-Pass  
Penygwryd
-
-
-
-
-
12.27
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
14.57
S+LSH
-
-
-
-
16.52
-
Penygwryd
Betws-y-Coed
-
-
-
-
-
12.47
1320
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
15.17
1530
1650
-
-
-
17.12
1720
Betws-y-Coed
Llanrwst arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
1332
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$$
1702
-
-
-
-
1730
Llanrwst arr
Conwy arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
|
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1618
|
-
-
-
-
1812
Conwy arr
Llandudno arr
-
-
-
-
-
-
1410
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1643
1721
-
-
-
-
1827
Llandudno dep




09.10 - Sherpa journey     $ - this "S2" Sherpa journey starts from Llanrwst (depart 0855) on Llanrwst School Days only   (passengers from Llandudno and Conwy MUST change at Llanrwst)    
$$ - this "S2" Sherpa journey continues to Llanrwst (arrive 1538) on Llanrwst School Days only   (passengers for Llandudno MUST change at Llanrwst)    
 
  S+LSH - Saturdays also Llanrwst School Holidays       LSch - Llanrwst School Term ONLY       $$$ - on local (Llanrwst) School Days only,  this "19" journey terminates at Llanrwst school - passengers requiring onward connections are advised to alight at the Birmingham Garrage stop (immediately    
after the 'Hump-Back' river bridge at approximately 0838 and either join the connecting "S2" Sherpa there (or walk back round the corner to Watling Street - where there is a shelter)
   
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  

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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
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Suggested Saturday trips from Bethesda
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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
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Suggested Sunday trips from Porthmadog
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Suggested weekday trips from
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North Wales Coast Railway stations
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