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Penhelig train station is one of two stations serving the Welsh seaside resort of Aberdovey, or Aberdyfi. It is part of the scenic Cambrian Coast Railway which runs from Pwllheli on the Llŷn Peninsula to Dovey Junction, where it joins the main Cambrian Line to Shrewsbury. There are several bed and breakfast facilities near Penhelig train station. The main Aberdovey station is just 3 minutes along the line, near the beach and golf club.  

Penhelig train station is an unstaffed request stop; passengers wishing to use it must let the driver know that they wish to board the train by signalling clearly from the platform, or ask the conductor if they wish to alight here. Penhelig, or Penhelyg, station has one platform with seats and a shelter. The fastest direct services to Machynlleth and Shrewsbury take 19 minutes and 1 hour 38 minutes respectively. Trains to Pwllheli take 1 hour and 56 minutes. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty
Telephone typesCoins and cards
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
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Platform access via two flight of steps. (27 steps in total.)


Nearest fully accessible station is Aberdovey.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Penhelig

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Penhelig station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to PwllheliTransport for Wales06:581On time
to MachynllethTransport for Wales08:251On time
to MachynllethTransport for Wales08:251On time
to PwllheliTransport for Wales09:071On time
to MachynllethTransport for Wales09:351On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from MachynllethTransport for Wales06:581On time
from PwllheliTransport for Wales08:251On time
from PwllheliTransport for Wales08:251On time
from MachynllethTransport for Wales09:071On time
from PwllheliTransport for Wales09:351On time
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