How to get here

Manchester Airport

Car Hire

Arnold Clark car and van hire 0161 774 1888
Avis car hire 0344 544 6002
Budget car hire 0344 544 6002
Car rental village 0330 365 3001
Easrent car hire 0161 636 0275
Enterprise rent a car 0161 498 3300
Europa car 0371 384 3414
Green Motion car and van rental 0161 260 0420
Hertz 0843 309 3047
Thrifty car & van rental 0161 499 7038

Taxi - From the Airport to Llanberis one-way approximate:

Car for 4 persons £120.00
Mini bus for 7 person £120.00

Train
There are many services from the Airport Rail Station and the journey will take an average of 2h 50m.There will be a need to change either once or twice at CREWE or CREWE and CHESTER Train Ticket prices include cheapest available fare.

Approximate: cost of open return ticket £96.00

Liverpool Airport

Hire Car

Alamo Rent a Car 0151 486 6600
Avis car hire 0344 544 6019
Budget car hire 0344 544 4656
Easirent car hire 0151 515 3868
Enterprise rent a car 0151 486 6600
Europcar 0371 384 3417
Direct Van Hire 0800 270 7019
Green Motion Car & Van Rental 0151 230 1131
National Car Rental 0151 486 6600
Sixt car hire 020 7018 8246

Taxi - From the Airport to Llanberis one-way approximate

Car for 4 persons £115.00
Mini bus for 7 person £120.00

Train

From Liverpool Lime Street take the Mersey rail train to Chester (approximately every 30 minutes) where you can get the Bangor train which is a regular service.

Approximate cost of open return ticket £58.20

Caernarfon Airport

There is an Airport 5 miles from Caernarfon. The basic landing fees range from £15 for a single engine craft to £25 for larger planes and £30 for helicopters.

Overnight fees range from £7.50 to £30

Contact: Caernarfon Air Park
Dinas Dinlle, Caernarfon LL54 5TP
Tel: 01286 830 800
Email: info@caernarfonairport.com

Taxi

Caernarfon Airport to Llanberis one-way approximate:
Car for 4 persons £30
Mini Bus for 7 persons £35

Valley Airport

Car Hire

Hertz Rent a Car 0870 844 8844
Practical Hire Rental 0140 776 1800

Taxi - Taxi from the Airport to Llanberis one way approximate:

Car for 4 persons £45
Mini Bus for 7 persons £60
Holyhead Seaport

Ireland - Holyhead sailings

Irish ferries sailings www.irishferries.com/uk-en/routes-and-times/dublin-holyhead/
Stena ferries sailings www.stenaline.co.uk/routes/holyhead-dublin

Car Hire

Hertz 01407 761800
Ted Williams 01407 760912

Taxi
Holyhead Seaport to Llanberis one-way approximate:

Car for 4 persons £55
Mini Bus for 7 persons £60

Train

The train is direct to BANGOR and takes between 28 and 38 minutes depending on the service.

Approximate cost for open return £19.40

Public Transport

The buses are the 4 / 44 / X4 which travel to Bangor, where you can change for the services above. They depart every 30 minutes during the daytime and hourly during the evening.

Approximate cost of single trip £4.00

Bangor Station

Taxi - Bangor to Llanberis one-way approximate:

Car for 4 persons £25
Mini Bus for 7 persons £30

Public Transport

The bus services are 5 / 5A / X5 which depart Bangor every 15 minutes during the daytime and hourly during the evening.

Travelling on the Train

The nearest rail station is BANGOR, which is 9 miles from Caernarfon. There are plenty of taxis as well as a regular bus service

Bangor to LONDON

Departure station is LONDON EUSTON. There are 17 trains a day, of which 4 are direct; otherwise you will have to change trains once or twice depending on the journey. You will have to change at CREWE, or CREWE and CHESTER.
The journeys take between 3h 15m and 4h 30m depending on the service you take.

Approximate cost of open anytime return £349.80

Bangor from GLASGOW

There are 18 services to Bangor, which take between 5 hours and 6h 15m and will involve either 1 or 2 changes – at PRESTON and CREWE, CREWE and CHESTER or CREWE only

Approximate cost of open anytime return £265.00

Bangor from EDINBURGH

There are 14 services a day, which take between 5h 10m and 6h 50m. This involves between 1 and 3 changes – CREWE only, WARRINGTON and CHESTER or YORK, MANCHESTER PICCADILLY and CREWE or CARSLILE, CREWE and CHESTER.

Approximate cost of open anytime return £251.40

Bangor from CARDIFF

There are 19 services a day which take between 5h 02m and 7h 29m. The services can vary between direct and 3 changes – CREWE only, CREWE and CHESTER or BIRMINGHAM NEW STREET and CREWE (or CHESTER) and, at weekends small mid-Wales stations SHREWSBURY and CREWE.

Approximate cost of open anytime return £176.00

Cheap Rail Ticket Advice

There are several methods of saving on the advertised fares. Train tickets are not available until 12 weeks before the travel date. These are some of the Web pages that can help with finding lower fares than advertised.

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/travel/cheap-train-tickets/

https://www.thetrainline.com/

https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/times_fares/ticket_types/Train_Tickets.aspx

https://www.gwr.com/

the cheapest fares noted here are generally off-peak returns, however they may not suit your travel arrangements.

Llanberis to:
Birmingham Airport 170 miles / 273 kilometres 3h 02m
Cardiff 170 miles / 285 kilometres 4h 35m
Cardiff Airport 180 miles / 289 kilometres 4h 34m
Dover Ferry 355 miles / 571 kilometres 6h 42m
Edinburgh 305 miles / 490 kilometres 5h 42m
Gatwick Airport 274 miles / 440 kilometres 5h 33m
Glasgow 302 miles / 486 kilometres 5hr 01m
Holyhead Ferry 31 miles / 49 kilometres 0h 42m
London 282 miles / 453 kilometres 5h 22m
London Heathrow Airport 255 miles / 410 kilometres 5h 56m
Luton Airport 245 miles / 394 kilometres 4h 26m
Liverpool Airport 88 miles / 141 kilometres 1h 51m
Liverpool Ferry 77 miles / 123 kilometres 1h 34m
Manchester Airport 98 miles / 157 kilometres 1h 46m
Plymouth Ferry 356 miles / 572 kilometres 6h 52m
Portsmouth Ferry 314 miles / 505 kilometres 5h 21m

USEFUL NUMBERS - TAXIS - LLANBERIS

Taxis for long distance journeys, such as the Airports and Holyhead are best booked in advance. Most Taxi firms offer a choice of cars or Minibuses that can seat 7.

CK Cabs 01286 871768
Taxi Arfon 01286 479621
PR Taxis 01286 871785

EMERGENCY - For Ambulance, Police, Fire & Coastguard 999 or 111

HOSPITAL

Ysbyty Gwynedd 01248 384384
Ysbyty Eryri 03000 850201

DOCTORS

Medical Centre, Llanberis 01286 870634

DENTISTS (in Caernarfon)

JM Lowe 01286 673 337
BH Humphrey 01286 673 174
BV Owen 01286 672 914
Oasis Surgery 01286 673 260

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