World Shore Angling Championships

Getting Here

Closer than you think...

By train

Direct train services run to our popular North Wales coastal destinations from most parts of Britain. Inland the scenic Conwy Valley Line runs from Llandudno through the Snowdonia National Park to Betws-y-Coed and on to Blaenau Ffestiniog with connections for the Ffestiniog Railway.

Useful websites include:

By coach

National Express operates direct services from London, Manchester and Liverpool with

connections from most UK towns.

By car

There’s quick, straightforward access from the North West along the M56 and A55.

Motorway links with the Midlands are good too, and the same roads – the M6, M5 and M1 also bring North Wales within easy reach of the South of England.

By sea

Irish Ferries and Stena Line operate regular and high-speed services to Holyhead from Dublin

Irish Ferries t: 08717 300 400

Stena Line t: 08447 70 70 70

By air

Transfers from the international gateways of Manchester and Liverpool take about 1½ hrs.

Manchester Airport t: 08712 710 711

Liverpool John Lennon Airport t: 0871 521 8484

Local services

To find out just how easy it is to get around Conwy County Borough by public transport:

Pick up a copy of the bus/train timetable from one of our Tourist Information Centres

View on our website

Call 0800 464 00 00

Or go to the journey planner and timetables website for public transport in Wales.

North Wales Rover is just the ticket if you want to spend the day enjoying the scenery of North Wales or visiting some of our great attractions by public transport, buses and trains. For details of travel zones and prices.

The Snowdon Sherpa takes you by public transport from Betws-y-Coed around Snowdonia and its attractions. Whether you are walking or sightseeing, take the green option and leave your car behind. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery from our buses.

For timetables visit


Explore Wales Pass is just what it says –one ticket that gives you unlimited access 

to all of Wales’s mainline train services and almost every bus service.

t: 03333 211 201

On your bike

The area offers some great opportunities for cycling. What could be better than getting around by bike in stunning scenery? Bring your own bike or hire one when you’re here.