Travel & Accommodation

Getting to Plas y Brenin

Plas y Brenin is situated in the village of Capel Curig, has good transport links and is easy to find. Use the postcode LL24 0ET to locate the centre where the event is based.


Direct services take you to the popular North Wales destinations from most parts of Britain. Make inland connections via the Conwy Valley Line which runs through the Eryri National Park to Betws-y-Coed and Blaenau Ffestiniog. Services from the Midlands through Shrewsbury and Machynlleth link up with the Cambrian Line.

The closest major station to Plas y Brenin is Llandudno Junction, which is just under 20 miles away. You can change here to catch a train or Bus to Betws y Coed which is only 6 miles (a steady uphill cycle) away from the centre. A bus also runs from Betws-y-Coed to Plas y Brenin.

Llandudno to Betws-y-Coed Bus Timetable

Betws-y-Coed to Capel Curig Bus Timetable

Sherpa Bust Timetable (Bangor - Betws y Coed, via Plas y Brenin)

National Rail
03457 48 49 50

Transport For Wales
0333 3211 202


There’s quick, straightforward access from the North West along the M56 and A55. Motorway links with the Midlands are good too, and the same roads – the M6, M5 and M1 – also bring Snowdonia within easy reach of the South of England.


Irish Ferries and Stena Line operate regular and high-speed services to Holyhead from Dublin.

Irish Ferries
08717 300 400

Stena Line
08447 707 070


Transfers from the international gateways of Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham take less than two hours.

Manchester Airport
08712 710711

Liverpool John Lennon Airport
08715 218484

Birmingham Airport
0871 2220072

Where to Stay

If you want to roll out of bed and straight into the transition, share stories at the bar with your fellow competitors and enjoy delicious catering, we recommend booking a room at Plas y Brenin! They are offering B&B at an excellent rate for Snowman competitors, including free bike storage facilities.

Bookings can be made online here, or by calling them on 01690 720214

The surrounding areas including Betws y Coed and Llanberis also offer a wide range of hotels, bed and breakfasts, campsites and hostels.

The nearest campsites are Bryn Tyrch, Dolgam and RO Jones.

Click on the links below to find details of other accommodation.

Wales Directory

Visit Snowdonia

Air BnB



Please book your accommodation early as all hotels will be booked well in advance of the race weekend.

Please mention the Snowman Triathlon when booking your stay.

Event Partners