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Snowdon Mountain Railway
  • Times And Prices 2017

    Trains run subject to customer demand. Tickets for the train can be purchased in the Ticket Office at Llanberis Station or in advance online or by telephone. The telephone booking line opens at 1.00pm daily. Please note advance bookings by internet or telephone cannot be made on the day of travel.

    Please note: Only advanced sales can be made online or by telephone and are subject to £3.50 administration charge per online booking and £3.50 administration charge per telephone booking. Tickets to travel on the day may only be bought in the ticket office. We recommend customers arrive 30 minutes prior to travel to collect pre-booked tickets and enjoy the free Film Theatre production. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable so please check the weather forecast before making a booking.

    During school holidays, or on fine weather days, the railway can be extremely busy and advanced booking is recommended. On very busy days all trains may be sold out by mid-morning. If you have not pre-booked tickets, avoid unnecessary travel and disappointment by calling +44(0)1286 870 223 to check availability.

    Operating Days

    Weather permitting trains will run every day from mid-March until the end of October. From March to Early May trains will terminate at the unsheltered Clogwyn Station (subject to winter weather conditions). The Summit Station is the usual destination between May and the end of the season. When the Summit is the destination passengers are not allowed to board or disembark at any other passing point.

    May - October Mid-March - May or due to high winds
    Traditional Diesel Service Llanberis - Summit
    Return Fare
    Llanberis - Summit
    Single Fare
    Llanberis - Clogwyn
    Return Fare
    Llanberis - Clogwyn
    Single Fare
    Adult - 16+ years 29.00 22.00 23.00 19.00
    Child - 3-15 years 20.00 17.00 15.00 13.00
    Disabled Adult 26.00 19.00 20.00 16.00
    Disabled Child 17.00 14.00 12.00 10.00
    May - September May - September or due to high winds
    Heritage Steam Experience Llanberis - Summit
    Return Fare
    Llanberis - Summit
    Single Fare
    Llanberis - Clogwyn
    Return Fare
    Llanberis - Clogwyn
    Single Fare
    Adult - 16+ years 37.00 N/A 29.00 N/A
    Child - 3-15 years 27.00 N/A 21.00 N/A
    Disabled Adult 34.00 N/A 26.00 N/A
    Disabled Child 24.00 N/A 18.00 N/A

    Early Bird Prices

    Book for our 9.00am departure and receive a great discount. Tickets are sold subject to availability and must be pre-booked in advance. The Early Bird departure will be a traditional diesel service.

    May - October Mid-March - May or due to high winds
    Early bird prices Llanberis - Summit
    Return Fare
    Llanberis - Summit
    Single Fare
    Llanberis - Clogwyn
    Return Fare
    Llanberis - Clogwyn
    Single Fare
    Adult - 16+ years 23.00 N/A 16.00 N/A
    Child - 3-15 years 14.00 N/A 10.00 N/A

    Children aged 2 or under may travel free of charge (1 Child per fare paying adult) providing they sit on an accompanying adults lap and do not occupy a seat.

    For group bookings of 25 people or more click here.

    Journey Duration

    Summit – The service can last up to two and a half hours which includes a stop of approximately 30 minutes at the Summit.

    All services to Clogwyn can take up to two hours which includes a stop of approximately 30 minutes where the open mountainside offers stunning views. Please note: - There are no facilities of any kind at Clogwyn. To avoid the possibility of being stranded, passengers with return tickets must return on the same train as there may not be later availability or any later trains arriving at or leaving the Summit and Clogwyn.

    Ticket Collection

    Pre-booked tickets are available for collection from our Llanberis Ticket Office 30 minutes before departure. We do not post out pre-booked tickets. Why not arrive a little earlier and enjoy our Victorian shopping experience, spend some time in our Film Theatre, or enjoy a bite to eat in our Station Buffet or Platform Grill before you board your train?

    All other tickets

    All available tickets are sold for our trains daily from 08.30 am in our ticket office in Llanberis on a first come first served basis. We do not accept telephone or web bookings on the day of travel. At peak holiday periods particularly in good weather all of our trains can be sold out. Advance booking is recommended.

    Disabled

    All of our carriages are wheelchair friendly and accessible. Wheelchair users and passengers with mobility issues are asked to telephone us to discuss any particular requirements. Further information and the site access statement are available here.

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