To help you plan your journey in and around Conwy county, here are some useful links and information:
The 1bws multi-operator ticket gives you access to 27 bus operators and nearly 200 bus routes across North Wales.
Fflecsi - Conwy Valley
fflecsi is a new way to get out and about in the Conwy Valley.
The fflecsi bus runs Mondays to Saturdays 7am to 7pm, offering journeys to different destinations like Llanrwst, Betws y Coed, Corwen, Penmachno and Llangernyw on various days of the week.
For each of the trips available, fflecsi can pick up passengers and drop off anywhere along the way. Passengers can book their journey via the fflecsi app, the fflecsi website or by calling 0300 234 0300.
Adult single fares start from £1 up to a maximum of £3 depending on distance. Children can travel for as little as 50p up to a maximum of £1.50 depending on distance. Concessionary card holders travel free.
The following services were replaced by fflecsi on 9 November 2020:
- 19 between Llanrwst - Cwm Penmachno only *see service 19 timetable
- 42 Llanrwst - Llangernyw
- 68A Llanrwst - Llanddoged
- 68B Llanrwst - Nebo - Capel Garmon
- 68C Llanrwst - Gwytherin
- 68D Llanrwst - Melin y Coed
- 70 Llanrwst - Corwen
These services will have two buses running to provide spaces for students who use public buses:
Arriva Buses Wales
||08:10 Mochdre - Ysgol Eirias
||15:13 Parc Eirias - Mochdre
||08:00 Colwyn Bay Railway Station - Colwyn Bay Railway Station
||15:08 Ysgol Eirias - Colwyn Bay
||07:45 Llandudno - Rhyl
||07:45 Rhyl - Llandudno
||08:00 Rhyl - Llandudno
||14:15 Rhyl - Llandudno
||14:30 Llandudno – Rhyl
||14:45 Llandudno – Rhyl
||08:10 Llanfairfechan – Ysgol Aberconwy
||15:20 Ysgol Aberconwy – Llanfairfechan
Llew Jones extra buses (PDF)
The Snowdon Sherpa is a bus service that travels around the foot of Snowdon, linking the six main routes that travel up Snowdon, as well as villages, tourist spots and main car parks.
It provides a great service for walkers and climbers, as well as visitors to the area who wish to start their journey and see where it takes them.
- S1: Llanberis – Nant Peris – Pen-y-Pass
- S2: Llanberis – Pen-y-Pass – Betws-y-Coed – Llanrwst
- S4: Beddgelert – Waunfawr – Caernarfon
- S6: Bethesda – Pen-y-Pass
- S97: Beddgelert – Tremadog – Porthmadog
- S4/S97: Beddgelert – Waunfawr – Caernarfon / Beddgelert – Tremadog – Porthmadog (Sunday and public holidays) // (Suliau a gwyliau cyhoeddus)
Park and Ride
Avoid the very busy and often full car park at Pen y Pass with the Snowdon Sherpa park and ride service from Nant Peris and Penygwryd car parks. Usually operating every Saturday from Easter Saturday to the last Saturday in October. At busy times, extra services run from Llanberis.
Buying a Sherpa ticket
You can buy your ticket on the bus. Single journey tickets are from £2.00 or you can buy a £5.00 day pass which allows you a full day of hop on hop off travelling to as many points as you wish along the Sherpa route in a day.
If you’re not happy with the way a bus or coach operator has handled your complaint, or if you feel that you have not been treated fairly, please contact Bus Users Cymru. They can help with any issue ranging from driver rudeness to a late or early bus.
Bus Users Cymru
PO Box 1045,
Cardiff CF11 1JE
029 2034 4300