Parking and Public Transport

All our walking routes up Snowdon contain the vital “Route Information” on the sidebar, which includes Public Transport and Parking info. But for your convenience, here’s a rundown of the Snowdon parking, their post codes and charges for the big 6 main routes up Snowdon.

Car Parks

Route Name

Starting Point

Parking Post Code

Car Park details and charges

Llanberis Path
Llanberis
LL55 4TD
Plenty of options in Llanberis village.
Snowdon Ranger
Snowdon Ranger
LL54 7YS
Plenty available – very rarely full, £5 a day, £2.50 for 4 hours
Miners’ Track
Pen y Pass
LL55 4NY
LIMITED! £10 a day, £6 for 4 hours. Very early arrival advised. Park in Nant Peris for the Park and Ride.
Rhyd Ddu Path
Rhyd Ddu
LL54 6TN
Parking usually plentiful this side of Snowdon, £5 a day, £2.50 for 4 hours
Watkin Path
Nant Gwynant / Pont Bethania
LL55 4NR
Quieter than Pen y Pass, but still fills up on good days, £5 a day, £2.50 for 4 hours
PYG Track
Pen y Pass
LL55 4NY
LIMITED! £10 a day, £6 for 4 hours. Very early arrival advised. Park in Nant Peris for the Park and Ride.

Snowdon Sherpa

Thinking of the environment and want to avoid taking your car to a nearby car park? Or maybe you’d like to descend via a different route to your ascent route up Snowdon? Then your option is the handy Snowdon Sherpa service, which shuttles around Snowdon and connects the big 6 main routes for as little as £5 a day. Get all your Snowdon Sherpa info here.

 

A friendly word of warning, Snowdon is the busiest mountain in the UK, thus parking spaces, especially during summer months are at a premium, here’s a handy article by our sister site on How to Avoid a Parking Ticket in Snowdonia This Summer.

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