There is no better way to explore Wales than by train and bus. Why stare at the road ahead when you could be taking in the view? Sit back and let someone else do the driving…
You can travel by train to most of The Great Little Trains of Wales, with great views, handy loos and at-seat refreshments on some trains. For train times and information, visit www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
TrawsCymru is a network of long distance buses around Wales with comfy seats, big picture windows and free wifi www.trawscymru.info
There’s a useful Journey Planner covering all sorts of public transport in Wales www.traveline.cymru
Great value rover tickets mean you can explore by bus and train from just £10 a day.
Explore Wales Pass
Travel all around North and Mid Wales with an Explore North & Mid Wales Pass, available from staffed stations for £69. It lasts for 8 days – allowing any 4 days rail travel and 8 days bus travel. It also gives discounts on many of the Great Little Trains www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/ExploreWales
North Wales Rover
A one-day train and bus ticket, split into zones, which starts at £12. Available at stations or on-board buses www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/RoversRangers
A one-day bus rover (reaching nine of the Great Little Trains), costing £6.80 on-board buses. www.bit.do/RedRover
Accessibility of Great Little Trains
If you have mobility difficulties or other special needs please contact the individual railways who will be happy to help answer your questions and make the necessary arrangements for your journey.
If you are visiting a number of the Great Little Trains of Wales, pick up a Great Little Trains of Wales Discount Card. For just £10, the card gives 20% off full line tickets and other savings too. Available at participating GLTW railways, at www.greatlittletrainsofwales.co.uk or by post from: Great Little Trains of Wales, FREEPOST CS1226, Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd LL36 9BR