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Blaenau Ffestiniog railway station serves the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, famous for its Welsh slate. At the end of the Conwy Valley Line, Blaenau Ffestiniog trains travel to Llandudno Junction some 27 miles away by train.  Which whilst short in distance, the train takes just under an hour on average to make the journey due to the steep inclines. Find out more about the train from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno Junction here.

Perhaps the more famous of the train services calling Blaenau Ffestiniog station home is the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways. Recognised as the world's oldest narrow gauge railways, this is possibly one of the UK's best-known heritage railways. The 13.5-mile journey winding through the stunning Welsh countryside from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog on the coast draws tourists to the area from every corner of the globe. From Porthmadog, a further heritage line is also available to the seaside town Caernarfon. At 25 miles in length, Porthmadog to Caernarfon is the UK's longest heritage railway line.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Blaenau Ffestiniog station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
The platform is accessible to wheelchair users via the station car park.
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
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Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
No platform staff available. Assistance is provided by the Conductor on the train
Customer Service notes
Contact our Customer Relations team directly at https://tfwrail.wales/contact-us
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorGwynedd CC
Car parking spaces40
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Blaenau Ffestiniog station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Transport for Wales (formerly Arriva Trains Wales) manage platform 1 at Blaenau Ffestiniog station which has a sheltered waiting area, pay phone and car park adjacent to the entrance. There is no ticket office or self-service machine available at the station. Tickets should either be purchased in advance or from the conductor on the train. The conductor will also be able to assist any passengers needing help in boarding the train. The other 2 platforms at Blaenau Ffestiniog station are part of the Ffestiniog Railway. 

Find further station details and facilities information for Blaenau Ffestiniog below. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Blaenau Ffestiniog station, helping you to plan your next journey.


Departures and arrivals from Blaenau Ffestiniog

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Blaenau Ffestiniog station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LlandudnoTransport for Wales11:351On time
to LlandudnoTransport for Wales14:561On time
to LlandudnoTransport for Wales17:381On time
to LlandudnoTransport for Wales20:251On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales11:321On time
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales14:321On time
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales17:351On time
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales20:251On time
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