Travel to Caernarfon Castle by train

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Nearest Station: Bangor

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1min walk to bus stop > 27min bus ride from station > 4min walk to site - view map


Caernarfon Castle is recognised around the world as one of the greatest buildings of the Middle Ages.

Recently highlighted on Netflix's 'The Crown', this fortress-palace on the banks of the River Seiont is one of the most famous castles in Wales.

Set within the walled city of Caernarfon, this castle took 47 years to build and is believed to be the inspiration for many TV and film sets; this is a castle for history lovers and TV fans alike. 

This castle is a little further away from a train station than some of the others we have listed, however a short bus ride from Bangor station will allow you to see this spectacle for yourself.

Find out more about Caernarfon Castle and its history by visiting the Cadw website.


We've teamed up with Cadw to offer our rail users 2 for 1 entry to their historic sites.

With a valid same-day rail ticket, you and a plus one will get 2 entry tickets for the price of 1*, which means you can visit Caernarfon Castle for half the price than if you were to take the car. 

*Terms and Conditions apply.

  • See the T&Cs:
    • You’ll need to show your Transport for Wales train ticket, valid for a journey taking place on the same day that you visit the Cadw attraction. The 2-for-1 offer is available at Cadw sites where you pay for entry, and you’ll need to redeem it on the same day that you purchase your entry ticket. Your TfW ticket must be valid to the nearest station which serves the attraction you're choosing to visit.

    • Please note that this offer will end on 31 December 2024.

    • You can view further information on the terms and conditions on the Cadw website.