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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 MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Website
Telephone typesCards only
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help provided by on train staff
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorGwynedd CC
Car parking spaces40
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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 Wales08:46Scheduled
to Llandudno JunctionTransport for Wales11:40Scheduled
to LlandudnoTransport for Wales14:57Scheduled
to Llandudno JunctionTransport for Wales17:39Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Llandudno JunctionTransport for Wales08:31Scheduled
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales11:39Scheduled
from Llandudno JunctionTransport for Wales14:31Scheduled
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales17:38Scheduled
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