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Visiting Snowdonia

Cader Idris from Foel Caerynwch


Parking for Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) and More

Sherpa Service for Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon)

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Pen y Pass is the starting point for the PyG Track and Miners Path up Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon).

Located in the village of Llanberis, is parking for Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) with easy to access shuttle buses which run every regularly up to Pen y Pass.

If you’re travelling from Betws y Coed direction we recommend parking at the Nant Peris car Park which also has easy to access shuttle buses which run frequently up to Pen y Pass.

Standard parking rate (whole day) - Llanberis:  £5.00 (may vary depending on choice of car park)

Shuttle bus: Snowdon Sherpa Day ticket £5 (adult)/ £2.50(child) (Contactless payment accepted)

View our full list of SNPA Car Parks.

Parking Options for Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)

If this is your first time hiking up Snowdon we recommend the Llanberis Path which starts in the village of Llanberis or alternatively from Pen y Pass we recommend going up the PyG track and returning via the Miners Path.

For experienced hikers there are a number of alternative routes. Find out more here.

Discover the other 800 square miles

Snowdonia National Park covers a vast area of Wales stretching all the way from the north coast of Wales all the way down to Aberdyfi. There are some incredible places to visit, from white sandy beaches and castles to ancient celtic rainforests.

View our travel map to find out more about how to get to and around Snowdonia and where you can park.

Where can I get the latest bus timetables?

Gwynedd Council have a dedicated Snowdon Sherpa page with access to all the latest timetables.

Or Traws Cymru for the T10 Service from Bangor to Corwen.

Plans for a sustainable destination

The National Park Authority is currently working with partners and local communities to develop long-term plans to transform Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) and the surrounding area into a sustainable destination. You can find out more here.

Morfa Dyffryn Car Park (© SNPA)

Morfa Dyffryn Car Park (© SNPA)

Header image - Morfa Harlech (© Crown copyright (2014) Visit Wales)