Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Ticket Portal

FAQs / Help

Do I have to book beforehand? Can I just ‘turn up’?

Ticket prices vary, and can be found on the relevant trip page.

What are the prices of tickets?

Ticket prices vary, and can be found on the relevant trip page.

Do I need to print my tickets?

Tickets do not need to be printed. They can simply be shown from a mobile phone or ticket name / reference quoted.

Which days will trains be running?

Our train services run on a number of days, and these can be found on our online website calendar.

At what times will trains run?

Times of train services vary, and these can be found on our online website calendar.

What will my visit consist of?

Your visit will consist of an eight or sixteen mile round trip from Llanfair Caereinion railway station on a train hauled by a vintage steam locomotive (or on rare occasions by a historic diesel), at least 118 years of age, in railway carriages from around Europe. You will arrive at our Llanfair Caereinion station, be shown to the train, enjoy your 60 or 120 minute round trip and conclude with time to visit our shop and / or our refreshment facilities.

Will I see the engine?

Yes, you will see the historic steam engine pulling your train at several times during your visit.

Where do I board?

Most of our services can be boarded at our Welshpool (SY21 7LT) or Llanfair Caereinion (SY21 0SF) stations. Please note that our catering trains eg, afternoon tea or fish & chip trains depart from Llanfair Caereinion only.

Please check departure station when booking.

What is the postcode?

Llanfair Caereinion: SY21 0SF

Welshpool (Raven Square): SY21 7LT

Can dogs travel?

Yes - please ensure they have a ticket!

I am a member - do I still get free travel?

Member free travel is currently offered on most services and can be booked online or by calling 01938 810441 where our office team will be able to help you with dates and times. Please remember to bring your membership card with you.

Can a wheelchair be accommodated?

Yes. We are proud to be a leader in visitor attraction accessibility. Please book as normal, and email us on info@wllr.org.uk to let us know that you or a family member have additional needs.

Where do I park?

You park in our free, large car parks at Llanfair Caereinion (SY21 0SF) or Welshpool (SY21 7LT) stations. 

Will food and drink be available?

A range of hot and cold drinks and snacks will be available at Llanfair Caereinion station. We are strongly encouraging contactless payment.

Will the shop be open?

Yes, our shop will be open. We are strongly encouraging contactless payment