Snowdon Mountain Railway | Day Out With The Kids

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Snowdon Mountain Railway

  • Llanberis
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Attraction Information

At Snowdon Mountain Railway travel on Britain's only rack and pinion railway to Hafod Eryri, the stunning new visitor centre at the Summit of Snowdon.

Since 1896 people, regardless of age or fitness, have claimed the peak of Snowdon as one of their lifetime achievements.

From mid-March to May trains will terminate at Clogwyn which is three quarters of the distance up Snowdon. From May to October trains will run to the Summit (subject to daily weather conditions). Each day trains will run regularly from 09:00 (subject to passenger demand).

Opening hours

Mid-March until the end of October (weather permitting)


Prices depend on the type of ticket and the season. Please check the attraction's website for details. 

Travel & Contact Information


, Llanberis, Gwynedd, L55 4TT, Wales

Phone number

01286 870 223



Click here to visit Snowdon Mountain Railway's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Parking Charge
Up to 30 minutes: Free
2 hours: £2.00
4 hours: £4.00
8 hours: £6.00

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

There are toilet facilities at the Llanberis Station and Hafod Eryri. 

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Snowdon Mountain Railway is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

The diesel carriages are accessible to wheelchair users. The heritage steam carriage is not accessible. 

Snowdon Mountain Railway has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only

Additional Info


If the attraction cancels a train you will receive a full refund.

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