Alice the little Welsh engine

 Croeso, welcome to the award winning Bala Lake Railway 
"Home of Alice the Little Welsh Engine"   

Bala Lake Railway - 2018 Timetable

Our trains run on the coloured dates shown on the calendar below - Click on the date you want to travel on or scroll down the page to view each timetable

You can also download a copy of our full 2018 timetable by clicking here


Additionally the following Special Events will be taking place during 2018:

Celebrate St. David's Day - 3rd March Steam Gala - 16th, 17th and 18th June
Easter Egg Hunt - 30th March to 2nd April Visiting Locomotives - 19th to 21st and 23rd, 24th June
Race the Train - 7th April A day with Alice the Little Welsh Engine - 28th July
Great Little Trains Model Railway Show - 26th, 27th and 28th May Barbeque Specials - August 2nd, 9th & 16th
Bala Lake Festival of Transport - 27th and 28th May Mini Steam Gala - 25th, 26th and 27th August
Evening Excursion - Jackets (no ties) - 31st May Halloween Trains - October 27th & 31st
Santa's Annual Visit - December 8th & 9th

 


 

                                             
February   March   April
S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S
        1 2 3           1 2 3   1 2 3 4 5 6 7
4 5 6 7 8 9 10   4 5 6 7 8 9 10   8 9 10 11 12 13 14
11 12 13 14 15 16 17   11 12 13 14 15 16 17   15 16 17 18 19 20 21
18 19 20 21 22 23 24   18 19 20 21 22 23 24   22 23 24 25 26 27 28
25 26 27 28         25 26 27 28 29 30 31   29 30          
                                             
                                             
May   June   July
S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4 5             1 2   1 2 3 4 5 6 7
6 7 8 9 10 11 12   3 4 5 6 7 8 9   8 9 10 11 12 13 14
13 14 15 16 17 18 19   10 11 12 13 14 15 16   15 16 17 18 19 20 21
20 21 22 23 24 25 26   17 18 19 20 21 22 23   22 23 24 25 26 27 28
27 28 29 30 31       24 25 26 27 28 29 30   29 30 31        
                                             
                                             
August   September   October
S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S
      1 2 3 4             1     1 2 3 4 5 6
5 6 7 8 9 10 11   2 3 4 5 6 7 8   7 8 9 10 11 12 13
12 13 14 15 16 17 18   9 10 11 12 13 14 15   14 15 16 17 18 19 20
19 20 21 22 23 24 25   16 17 18 19 20 21 22   21 22 23 24 25 26 27
26 27 28 29 30 31     23 24 25 26 27 28 29   28 29 30 31      
                30                            
                                             
                November                
                S M T W T F S                
                        1 2 3                
                4 5 6 7 8 9 10                
                11 12 13 14 15 16 17                
                18 19 20 21 22 23 24                
                25 26 27 28 29 30                  
                                             

 


Orange Timetable

Llanuwchllyn dep 11.30 1.20 3.00    
Llangower dep 11.40 1.30 3.10    
Bala arr 11.55 1.45 3.25    
             
Bala dep 12.05 2.00 3.35    
Llangower dep 12.20 2.15 3.50    
Llanuwchllyn arr 12.30 2.25 4.00    
             
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2018 Fares

Adult Return  £11.00    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £13.00
Senior Citizen's Return £10.00    2 Adults + 2 Children £26.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Blue Timetable

Llanuwchllyn dep 11.00 12.45 2.20 3.55  
Llangower dep 11.10 12.55 2.30 4.05  
Bala arr 11.25 1.10 2.45 4.20  
             
Bala dep 11.40 1.25 3.00 4.25  
Llangower dep 11.55 1.40 3.15 4.40  
Llanuwchllyn arr 12.05 1.50 3.25 4.55  
             
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2018 Fares

Adult Return  £11.00    Family Tickets (return fares)    Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £13.00
Senior Citizen's Return £10.00    2 Adults + 2 Children £26.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Pink Timetable

                    Sat & Sun Only  
Llanuwchllyn dep 10.10 11.00 11.50 12.40 1.30 2.20 3.10 4.00 5.20  
Llangower dep 10.20 11.10 12.00 12.50 1.40 2.30 3.20 4.10 5.30  
Bala arr 10.35 11.25 12.15 1.05 1.55 2.45 3.35 4.25 5.45  
                       
Bala dep 10.50 11.40 12.30 1.20 2.10 3.00 3.50 4.40 5.50  
Llangower dep 11.15 12.05 12.55 1.45 2.35 3.25 4.15 4.55 6.05
Llanuwchllyn arr 11.25 12.15 1.05 1.55 2.45 3.35 4.25 5.05 6.20  
                       
Please Note: All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore not possible to make a return trip with the last train from Bala (last two on Mondays)

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2018 Fares

Adult Return  £11.00    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £13.00
Senior Citizen's Return £10.00    2 Adults + 2 Children £26.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Black Timetable

Llanuwchllyn dep 11.30 1.20 3.00 5.15 & 6.30  
Llangower dep 11.40 1.30 3.10 Halloween Trains
Will you be brave
enough to join us?

Special fares apply Click on the 'Ticket' to book online
 
Bala arr 11.55 1.45 3.25  
    Normal Service Trains  
Bala dep 12.05 2.00 3.35  
Llangower dep 12.20 2.15 3.50  
Llanuwchllyn arr 12.30 2.25 4.00  
                 
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2018 Fares

Adult Return  £11.00    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £13.00
Senior Citizen's Return £10.00    2 Adults + 2 Children £26.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free