Christmas and New Year Trains

Come and enjoy the majesty of Snowdonia in winter and see the railway at its best. There is no finer time to take a comfortable train ride through the mountains, and enjoy the views from the comfort of your seat.

Trains run twice a day on the Ffestiniog Railway from Boxing Day to New Year's Day inclusive, with departures from Porthmadog at 10.05 and 13.35. The round trip takes approximately two hours and forty-five minutes.

It is also possible to do a round trip from Blaenau Ffestiniog departing at 11.35 and returning at 14.45, with plenty of time for lunch in Spooner's at Porthmadog.

Welsh Highland Railway trains run from December 27th - January 1st inclusive between Dinas and Beddgelert, with departures at 10.15 and 13.35. This round trip takes approximately three hours.

Refreshments are available at your seat on all services.

These trains are all bookable online here.