Ultra-Trail Snowdonia by UTMB are delighted to partner with Nirvana, our Official Travel and Accommodation provider to assist runners' preparations in offering a host of travel and accommodation options designed to ease your journey to Llanberis.
With over 20 years experience in arranging travel, accommodation and logistics for runners and their family and friends, Nirvana has the expertise to allow you to fully focus on your event and enjoy your UTMB World Series experience.
Nirvana offer exclusive access to Official Race Hotels as well as a range of event services specific to runners' needs which include:
Flight and train bookings
Airport and train station meet and greet with return transfers
Official race accommodation, staying with like-minded runners
Athlete breakfast arranged early on race days
Event info hub in your accommodation providing up to date event info
Access to the Nirvana event team on the ground at the event assisting you throughout your stay
Event shuttle service linking you to and from your accommodation with the event venue
Management of your travel and accommodation, with a dedicated team to support your journey throughout
For further information contact Nirvana by e-mail email@example.com or phone +44 191 257 1750.
OTHER TRANSPORT OPTIONS
The main event venue is at the National Slate Museum in Padarn Country Park, Llanberis. All races start and finish here! We recommend you to use public transport to travel to the event and to help reduce the number of cars driving to Llanberis.
The closest transport hub for Llanberis is Bangor.
From Bangor Bus Station stop A (a 10 min walk from Bangor train station) to Llanberis is approximately 40 - 60 minutes by bus. Bus S2 goes directly to Llanberis and departs twice every hour.
The nearest train station is Bangor. Bangor train station is connected by direct trains to Chester, Birmingham and Cardiff. Upon arrival in Bangor, travel to Llanberis is 30 minutes by taxi (cost approx. £30) or 60 minutes by bus.
The closest main airport to Llanberis is Manchester (MAN). From Manchester Airport you will have a 2 hour drive by car, a 4 hour journey by train and bus, or a 6 hour journey by bus to Llanberis.
While not directly located on the National Cycle Network, Llanberis is within cycling distance of Routes 5, 8 and 82 connecting to Conwy, Porthmadog and Bangor respectively.
The nearest sea port is Holyhead with ferry connections to Dublin, Ireland. Travel to Llanberis is 50 minutes by car from Holyhead.
There are several public 'pay-and-display' car parks in Llanberis. Some are operated by Gwynedd Council while others are operated privately. Prices for day parking vary. There are limited options for overnight parking.
Due to significant construction work in Padarn Country Park, there will be no event car parking available at the main event venue during May 2024.
Further information on the car parking options and locations for Ultra-Trail Snowdonia will be announced in 2024.