Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway

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The Station
Pool Road
Llanfair Caereinion
SY21 0SF

Tel: 01938 810441

The Earl  steaming through Mid Wales

Guide Prices

2022 prices. One hour adult tickets start at £12.00. First Class 2 hour tickets £49.95. We also have first class, afternoon tea trains, breakfast trains and more at various prices



  • Café on premises - Llanfair Caereinion has a busy and popular Tearoom. Open most days 9am - 4pm
  • Car Charging Point
  • Electric Car Charging Points - Charging points available at Llanfair Caereinion Station only. Podpoint 22 kw.


  • Access improved for mobility impaired visitors
  • Accessible for wheelchair users
  • Assistance Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant - For 2021 we have an outdoor catering van with covered seating area.

Group Travel

  • Coach parties accepted

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - A return trip from Llanfair Caereinion takes approximately 2 hours, including a short break at Welshpool Station.
  • Groups Accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - We are a dog friendly railway. We welcome well behaved dogs in in our standard class carriages (unless special food trains). Tickets are required.
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Dog Friendly
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier
  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road - Both the main stations are located adjacent to the A458 main road. Welshpool Raven Square station (Postcode is SY21 7LT) is at the west end of the town (follow the brown signs or A458 Machynlleth / Dolgellau). 

Llanfair Caereinion station (Postcode SY21 0SF) is at the east end of the town.  Coming in from the east (Welshpool end) on the A45, the station is first on the left immediately after the 30mph speed restriction starts. From the west continue on the A458 and follow the brown signs.

There is plenty of free parking at both Welshpool and Llanfair Caereinion stations. Please note that there are no car parks at the intermediate stations.

Public Transport Directions

By Rail - Llanfair Station is approximately 9 miles from the mainline station in Welshpool. The Welshpool Raven Square Station is approx. 1 mile from the mainline station. Taxis are available from Welshpool mainline station. Welshpool TIC can help with mainline rail information and taxi and bus enquiries. 01938 552043

Opening Times

* Open most school holidays ( except Christmas) and weekends and some weekdays in mid season. Please check our website for full timetable.

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