Parking & How to find us

By road

Postcodes & What3Words:
Tywyn Wharf station: LL36 9EY (Disabled & electric car parking only) ///vans.encourage.went
Tywyn Wharf car park: LL36 0TF (Pay & Display parking – £1 per 4hrs) ///topped.outbid.harshest
Tywyn Pendre station: LL36 9EL (no parking) ///testers.workbench.enveloped
Rhydyronen station: LL36 9RD (no parking) ///comedians.reclaim.lived
Brynglas station: LL36 9PY (no parking) ///degrading.titles.dove
Dolgoch Falls station: LL36 9UW (parking pay & display £2 charge) ///actors.discusses.yourself
Abergynolwyn station: 1/4 mile south-west of LL36 9UR (Parking – £1 per day) ///snuggled.respects.shorter

Tywyn is on the A493 road from Machynlleth to Dolgellau.  Approaching from Aberdyfi on the main road Wharf Station is on the left.

Coming from Dolgellau, drive through the town centre to the National Rail station, turn left and Wharf station is on the left 300 yards further on.

Car parking is available across the bridge over the mainline railway.
(Please note this is a council operated car-park and the cost is £1.00 for every 4 hours – the machine takes coins or through PayByPhone location 807002.  Other charges apply for coaches – PayByPhone location 807004).

For customers of the railway ELECTRIC CARS may park for free and utilise one of our four charging points (3 at Wharf Station and 1 at Abergynolwyn). We kindly ask you to make a donation for this facility if you are able.

In addition, the B4405 from Bryncrug to Minffordd on the A487 follows the railway up the Fathew valley – Dolgoch and Abergynolwyn stations are signposted.

Coach parking

Coach parking is available at Tywyn Wharf (100 yards from the station), please contact us to arrange to park. Coach parking is free at Abergynolwyn; coaches may reverse up the station approach to the platform, or park in the lay-by at road level.

To encourage public transport use, we offer anyone travelling to us on the bus or train 20% discount on our fare.
Just show us your ticket dated on the day of your trip to qualify!

By rail

The nearest mainline railway station is Tywyn, on the Cambrian Coast line, operated by Transport for Wales
– click here to use the National Rail Enquiries Online Journey Planner to search for timetable information.

The Cambrian Coast line connects at Machynlleth with services between Birmingham/Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth.  Most Birmingham – Tywyn trains are through trains.

The Talyllyn Railway’s Wharf Station is approximately 300 yards walk from the National Rail station in Tywyn
– leave the station via platform one and car park, turn right.

If the times of connecting trains are not convenient, buses (see below) can often provide a convenient alternative.

By bus

Local bus services are provided by Lloyds Coaches – click here to find out more.  Services x29 and 29 serve Tywyn Wharf station.

Services 28 and 30 stop in the High Street; proceed inland along the High Street to the war memorial, adjacent to Central Stores (Post Office) and from here turn right and follow Neptune Road to Tywyn Wharf Station,
which is next to the crossroads with the A493.

Relevant bus routes are:
x28/x29: Tywyn – Aberdyfi – Machynlleth – Aberystwyth
28: Dolgellau – Fairbourne – Llwyngwril – Tywyn
29: Tywyn local service
30: Dolgellau/Machynlleth – Talyllyn Lake – Abergynolwyn – Dolgoch – Tywyn

Other bus routes provide connections to these routes from further afield, click here to visit the
Bws Gwynedd website.