FFESTINIOG ROUND ROBIN

One day circular journey only in either direction from any station on the route Shrewsbury, Machynlleth, Porthmadog, Blaneau Ffestiniog, Llandudno Junction, Chester, Wrexham, Shrewsbury and includes a single journey on the Ffestiniog Railway.

The ticket is also valid from Crewe either via Chester or Shrewsbury and also stations between Crewe and Shrewsbury, stations from Pwllheli to Porthmadog or Minffordd, Aberystwyth to Machynlleth and Holyhead to Llandudno Junction.

Separate fares are also available on the routes from Manchester, Warrington and Liverpool via Chester or Crewe and from Birmingham International, Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton and Stafford via Shrewsbury or Crewe to access the circular route returning to the origin station.

description

The Ffestiniog Round Robin allows travel over the Ffestiniog Railway in one direction only and take a circular route to do so and return to the station of origin.

Note that a return journey on the Ffestiniog Railway is not permitted.

information

Transport for Wales website
Transport for Wales route map
Ffestiniog Railway website

Ticket Issuing System details: [for example]
origin station: 2412 CHESTER - destination: J293 FFEST ROUNDROBIN
origin station: 2968 MANCHESTER PICCADILLY - destination: J293 FFEST ROUNDROBIN

fares & restrictions

Fares from 3rd March 2024

From local stations:

adult: £44.30
child (5-15)*: £22.15
family# £85.40
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T V: £29.20
 V child fare: £8.40

From Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool etc:

adult: £49.90
child (5-15)*: £24.95
family# £97.60
railcards ⯆
 16 26 SE DI 2T V: £31.40
 V child fare: £9.00
Railcards ⯈ Railcards:
16 = 16-25
26 = 26-30
SE = Senior
DI = Disabled
2T = Two Together
V = Veterans

*Child tickets are for accompanied children

#Family tickets are for 2 adults and up to 2 children

Previous fares ⯈ Previous fares (adult)
from local stations:
2023 - £42.30
2022 - £40.00
2021 - £39.00
2020 - £39.00
2019 - £39.00
2018 - £39.00
2014 - £32.00
2011 - £27.00

time restrictions
Valid anytime but 2T railcard not valid until 09:30

train operating companies
Transport for Wales, Ffestiniog Railway, any operator's connecting services

purchasing
Online: X
Train conductor: *
Station ticket office:
Ticket Vending Machine (TVM): X

sponsors

Ffestiniog Round Robin route map

Ffestiniog Round Robin route map

This ticket is valid at these national network stations:

Aberdovey; Abererch; Abergele & Pensarn; Aberystwyth
Bangor; Barmouth; Betws-y-Coed; Bleanau Ffestiniog; Bodorgan; Borth; Bow Street; Buckley
Caergwrle; Caersws; Cefn-y-Bedd; Chester; Chirk; Colwyn Bay; Conwy; Crewe; Criccieth
Dolgarrog; Dolwyddelan; Dovey Junction; Dyffryn Ardudwy
Fairbourne; Flint
Glan Conwy; Gobowen; Gwersyllt
Harlech; Hawarden; Holyhead; Hope
Llanaber; Llanbedr; Llandanwg; Llandecwyn; Llandudno Junction; Llanfairfechan; Llanfairpwll; Llanrwst; Llwyngwril
Machynlleth; Minffordd; Morfa Mawddach
Newtown; North Llanrwst
Penhelig; Penmaenmawr; Penrhyndeudraeth; Pensarn; Penychain; Penyffordd; Pont-y-Pant; Porthmadog; Prestatyn; Pwllheli
Rhosneigr; Rhyl; Roman Bridge; Ruabon
Shrewsbury; Shotton
Talsarnau; Talybont; Tal-y-Cafn; Tonfanau; Ty Croes; Tygwyn; Tywyn
Valley
Welshpool; Wrexham Central; Wrexham General