WINTER SUNDAY TRIPS by RAIL
and SNOWDON SHERPA via Betws-y-Coed

Transport for Wales Conwy Valley Line train  

Arriva early-morning "12" connection    

from  Chester
Prestatyn   Rhyl
Colwyn Bay   Llandudno


to  Pen-y-Pass
Llanberis  Beddgelert
Aberglaslyn   Porthmadog

      "S2" Betws-y-Coed - Llanberis
   Gwynfor Sherpa
      "S4" Pen-y-Pass - Caernarfon

 
 Timings are shown below and it can all be done for just 13 from Llandudno/Colwyn Bay - 2 zones
(22.00 from Rhyl or Prestatyn - 3 zones     36.00 from Chester - all zones *) 
using the "North Wales Day Rover"
purchase at your first station or from the driver of your first connnecting bus
(* - a discount is available for a "railcard" holder)

The regular "S2" conecting Sherpa services are now operated by 'Gwynfor Coaches'
and run every day throughout the year
providing convenient onward direct connections to both.......
Llanberis
and Pen-y-Pass - start of the main tracks up Snowdon
also the "S4-S97" Sherpa from Pen-y-Pass to Porthmadog
via Beddgelert
(for the "S97" Sherpa to Porthmadog)

At this stage,  there are no changes to the North Wales Coast Line
but note - there are no Sunday Conwy Valley Line trains in the winter



Sundays - 14th October 2018 until further notice
  Click here for suggested Monday to Saturday itineries
"Trips to Snowdonia - without your car"
from North Wales Coast Railway Stations
out and return via Betws-y-Coed
Outward train times
latest times should be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official Arriva Trains Wales website
         

There are no Sunday trains along the Conwy Valley line during the winter
(Sunday train services are expected to re-commence mid-May for the summer of 2019 - exact date to be confirmed)

You can of course purchase a North Wales Day Rover Ticket to travel by train along the North Wales Coast
to Llandudno Junction and change to the Conwy Valley buses which all call outside the station


Click here for alternative bus Sunday excursion from Llandudno by both
"19 and X19 services most of which link with the Sherpa network at Betws-y-Coed

There is a limited autumn/winter Sunday rail service along the North Wales Coast line (engineering work permitting)
and passengers can change at Llandudno Junction for onward bus services to Betws-y-Coed

Alternatively, use the more frequent Arriva bus service "12" from Rhyl and Colwyn Bay to Llandudno
for the Conwy Valley Sunday bus services


 
Return train times
latest times should be confirmed from the individual timetables on the official>/I> Transport for Wales website

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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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