HWB Eryri


OPEN:  December 27 & 28, 2017.

CLOSED:  December 31, 2017 – January 15, 2018.

REOPEN:  Tuesday 16 January 2017.

(Note that the Electric Mountain Visitor Centre is open Dec 27, 28, 29, 30 Dec, 2017).



01286 870500 (10am – 3pm Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun) / 07867 976 183 (Out of hours)


Address: HWB Eryri, Electric Mountain, Llanberis, Gwynedd LL55 4UR

Facebook: @HwbEryriLlanberis

Twitter: @hwberyri


Getting here

By train along the North Wales Coast line, Arriva Trains and Virgin Northwest to Bangor (Gwynedd).

By coach, National Express services run to Bangor and Caernarfon from London and Manchester.  Arriva operate the service from South Wales to Caernarfon as part of the TrawsCambria network

By Car

From the North West along the M56 and A55 to Bangor and then the A4244.  From the Midlands and the South of England, the A5 from Shrewsbury to Capel Curig then the A4086  is a scenic route.

Local Bus service – full timetable on the Gwynedd Council website

  • Llanberis to Caernarfon return, half hourly service.  Bus no. 88.
  • Llanberis to Bangor return.  Bus no. 85

The Sherpa Bus service  is a super-convenient way to travel to the starting points of paths up Snowdon.

In summer, the S2 service from Llanberis to Pen-y-Pass leaves on the hour, every hour.  The single journey costs £1.50 .  In winter (6th Nov – 13th April), the S2 leaves every every two hours, on the hour.  The first S2 service is at 8am, all year round.

Red Rover Ticket

This all-day bus ticket provides unlimited travel on all bus networks in Gwynedd and on Anglesey (Ynys Môn). Prices:  £6.80 Adult £3.40 Child.  The ticket can be used until 23:59 on:

> buses numbered 1 to 99 (inc. the X1) in the Gwynedd timetablesSnowdon SherpaAnglesey timetables  and service 19 in the Conwy timetables

> routes T2 to/from Aberystwyth

> route T3 to/from Wrexham