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YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass - Directions

Pen-y-Pass, Nantgwynant, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4NY

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Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9534

Email: [email protected]

Map references

OS Map: 115

OS Grid Ref: SH647556

Lat/Lng: 53.080876, -4.020846

How to get here

By car: From the A55 coast road follow signs for Llanberis A4086 to YHA Snowdon Pen-Y-Pass. From the A5 turn onto A4086 at Capel Curig. Turn right at Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel. YHA Snowdon Pen-y-Pass is on the right.

Parking in the SNPA Pen y Pass car park costs from £18 and is only available if pre booked. Bookings can be made at

Alternative pay and display parking is available 3.5 miles away in Nant Peris. The cost is £5 (payable by cash only), and your ticket will be valid for 24 hours. Tickets can be purchased for multiple days at the same time. You can get to the hostel via the Sherpa bus S1 or S2 until late evening or by pre-booked local taxis.

Find out further information about parking in Snowdonia.

By coach: The nearest National Express coach stop is Colwyn Bay - around 30 miles away.