How to get here
Llangollen Station (SATNAV LL20 8SN) - PLEASE NOTE: there is disabled parking ONLY at this station, on a first come, first serve basis. See below for postcodes to Llangollen carparks.
Located on Abbey Road (A542) between the bridge over the River Dee.
Berwyn Station (SATNAV LL20 8BS) - PLEASE NOTE: there is no parking at this station.
Located along the A5, on the right coming from Llangollen Town.
Glyndyfrdwy Station (SAT NAV LL21 9HB) - PLEASE NOTE: there is no parking at this station.
The station is off the A5 road west of Llangollen. As you enter Glyndyfrdwy, pass the Sun Inn on the left. Turn right at the shop on the right hand side. If you pass the Berwyn Arms on the left on the A5, you have missed the turning. Follow the road over the railway line and the station is on your left.
Carrog Station - (SAT NAV LL21 9BD) - There is limited parking at this station.
A5 then right onto the B5437 - follow the brown signs for Carrog Station.
Located close to the Welsh Border with England, on the banks of the River Dee.
Located near the Dee Bridge over the River Dee on Abbey Road (A542) (SATNAV LL20 8SN)
Easily Accessible from
Liverpool (Via M53 which becomes the A55, then take the A483 continue past Wrexham to Ruabon then take the A539 through Acrefair to Llangollen)
Manchester (Via M56 to M53 which becomes the A55 signposted Wrexham/Chester and then take the A483 continue past Wrexham to Ruabon then take the A539 through Acrefair to Llangollen)
Birmingham (Via M6 to M54 (Wales/Telford/Wolverhampton/Shrewsbury/A5) continue onto A5 to Chirk then A5 to Llangollen)
Please download more detailed directions from AA Route Planner or Google maps.
Please note: Llangollen Railway is not responsible for getting you to the station.
TRAVEL BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
The days when direct train services ran to Llangollen have long since gone, but ease of access is still possible using a mix of train and bus travel from centres in the North-West of England and the Midlands, as well as North Wales.
RUABON Station is unstaffed but is equipped with Customer Information Service screens which give real time details of train services from both platforms.
More information about train and bus services can be found at http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/travel/rail/ruabon.htm
The bus timetable can be obtained from Wrexham County Borough Council at the Enquiry Office, Kings St Bus Station, Wrexham or follow these links for appropriate timetables or telephone 01978 266 166
Wrexham-Ruabon-Llangollen - Monday to Saturday (Except bank holidays) http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/assets/pdfs/bus_timetables/5_llangollen.pdf
Wrexham-Ruabon-Llangollen - Sunday & Bank Holidays http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/assets/pdfs/bus_timetables/5a_llan_chirk.pdf
X94 – Barmouth – Monday to Saturday and Sunday & Bank Holidays http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/assets/pdfs/bus_timetables/x94_barmouth.pdf
It is emphasised that care must be taken to study the timetables for these bus services as, if you miss one, in parts of rural Wales there won’t be another one along in 5 minutes!
Engineering work on the railways may also take place on Sundays and information about the impact on train services should be obtained in advance of travel.
Llangollen Car Parks
The Royal International Pavilion, Llangollen - Pay & Display -LL20 8SW
Market Street Car Park, Llangollen – Pay & Display – LL20 8PS
East Street Car Park, Llangollen – Pay & Display – LL20 8RB
Mill Street Car Park, Llangollen – Pay & Display – LL20 8RQ
We have a small car park at Carrog Station – FREE – LL21 9BD
Disabled parking available on first come basis at Llangollen Station
(Limited Spaces- must park against the tall road wall) – LL20 8SN
Websites of related interest are:
Merseyrail for a journey planner option.
National Rail Times For National Rail train times.
Bus Routes & Times For all bus routes and times
Wrexham Bus Timetable Wrexham Bus timetable enquiries
The Wrexham Bus Line is available on 01978 266166.
Traveline Cymru provides public transport information on: 08712 00 22 33.