Public Transport serving Abercelyn Cottages, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales

Information on travel by air, train, bus or taxi

Travel Line CymruBy Bus

By local Bus: the Bala to Dolgellau bus-service stops at Llanycil Church just outside Abercelyn. Bus service: Barmouth-Dolgellau-Llanycil-Bala-Wrexham (T3) GHA Coaches: 01978 820820

One-stop public transport information: Traveline Cymru: 0871 200 22 33 Traveline

Bus timetables provided by Gwynedd Council (select: Local bus service timetables, then: T3)

National Express has a seasonal daily coach service London to Llangollen with connections to other routes, e.g. via Shrewsbury or Birmingham. There is a regular local bus service from Llangollen to Bala (see above).

By Railway

There are railway stations at Wrexham, Chester & Barmouth with bus connections to Llanycil (see above)

By Taxi:

  • Global Taxis (Bala) Tel: 078 503 702 32 (8/15-seater)
  • Biscuit Travel Tel: 079 693 349 23 (8-seater)

By Air

The nearest major airports are

  • Liverpool (1½ hours by car)
  • Manchester (1½ hours by car)
  • Birmingham (2½ hours by car)


By Sea

Nearest Ferry Ports are:

  • From Ireland: via Holyhead or Liverpool
  • From northern Europe use the P&O North Sea Ferry from Zeebrugge or Rotterdam to Hull

Information sources:
UK Public Transport Planner
Train Planner by (all of the UK)
Public transport (bus, train, etc.) information: Traveline 0870-608-2608