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Getting to Beddgelert
The easiest way to reach Beddgelert is by car:
Approaching from the A5, turn onto the A498 at Capel Curing and drive through the stunning scenery along the Nantgwynant valley to arrive at Beddgelert.
Or from Caernarfon on the A4085, driving past the west side of Snowdon, passing through the village of Rhyd Ddu to arrive in Beddgelert.
From Porthmadog on the A497 drive along the impressive Aberglaslyn Pass to reach Beddgelert.
Nearest mainline train station is either Porthmadog (9 miles away) or Bangor (25 miles away); the Welsh Highland Railway runs from Porthmadog to Caernarfon and the halfway point station is in the centre of Beddgelert.
Snowdon Sherpa runs through Beddgelert and around the base of Snowdon, stopping at all the 6 main footpaths. Full details of their services can be found on the Gwynedd Council's website.
- From London 4 ½ hours
- From Manchester 2 hours
- From Birmingham 2 ½ hours
A postcode for the village centre for Sat Nav is LL55 4YB and the grid reference is SH 595485.