Timetables and Fares

The details shown on this page are for our most popular tickets. There is a wide range of fares available to passengers joining or leaving our trains at the intermediate stations and halts not shown in the tables below. Our Booking Office staff will be pleased to advise further and can be contacted on 01766 516000 if you want information about specific fares.

ticket Adult Concession
Third Class - Return £17.95 £16.15
Half Way Return £11.00 £9.90


All children under 3 travel FREE. All children 3 years and over require a ticket. One child under 16 years travels FREE with each adult or senior citizen paying ordinary 3rd class fare. Additional children travel at half fare.

First Class Travel

Travel in luxury in the Observation Carriage or other First Class seats for an additional charge of £4.00 single or £8.00 return per person.

Seat Reservations

Seat reservations are available on most journeys (bookable on Porthmadog departures only). Reservations are 50p per seat, plus the fare for your journey. You can book by phone on 01766 516024 or in person at Porthmadog booking office, no later than one hour before departure time.

Disabled Passengers

Carriages on some trains have extra wide doors for standard width wheelchairs. Porthmadog & Blaenau Ffestiniog Stations have ramped access routes and specially adapted toilet facilities. To enable us to help you make the most of your visit, please let us know when you are coming by telephoning 01766 516024. NOTE: Guide / Assistance dogs travel free.

Dogs and Bicycles

Dogs and Bicycles are welcome. A flat fare of £2.50 per animal or bicycle applies. We regret, however, that dogs cannot be accommodated in the first-class portions of our trains. Limited accommodation for bicycles is available on some trains - please enquire before travelling.

Group Bookings

Parties of 20 or more (10 if disabled) qualify for reduced rates. Group bookings receive free reservations. For further information, call 01766 516024 or email groups@festrail.co.uk

Accommodation Hotline

For Bed and Breakfast / Hotel details, call 08705 168767

Y Cerdyn’ / ‘The Card’ is available to all homeowners and permanent residents in Conwy County Borough, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Anglesey & Wrexham and is valid for 5 years.

‘Y Cerdyn’ / ‘The Card’ entitles the holder to a 66% discount on fares on both the Ffestiniog Railway and the Welsh Highland Railway (Caernarfon). Cards must be produced when buying your tickets.

You can now download ‘Y Cerdyn’ / ‘The Card’ application form here. The application form is in Adobe Acrobat format. Just download, print it out, and send your completed application form, a passport sized photograph and £15.00 to:

‘Y Cerdyn’ / ‘The Card’ Ffestiniog Railway Harbour Station Porthmadog Gwynedd. LL49 9NF

You can also take your completed application form to the Booking Offices at Porthmadog, Blaenau Ffestiniog or Caernarfon for processing.