Aberdovey/Aberdyfi railway station is on the Cambrian Coast line from Machynlleth to Pwllheli and is located just to the west of the village off the A493 which runs through Aberdyfi. The postcode is LL35 0NR. The station is unstaffed; buy tickets on the train. Live Departure screens. Car parking no charge for passengers - 25 spaces; cycle storage lockers.
Approaching from the east on the A493, the station will be on your left just after you leave the village. Arriving on the train, turn right when you reach the main road for the village centre. See below for Penhelig which is a halt at the east end of Aberdyfi.
Train times from 12 September to 10 December 2016 are:-
Departures for Machynlleth/arrivals from Pwllheli Monday to Saturday at 07.20 (from Barmouth), 08.22, 09.33 & then approx. every two hours until 19.37; last train at 22.08. Sunday train at 15.35. All except for the 08.22 & the 22.06 Mon - Sat trains connect to Birmingham; the 08.22 connects to Shrewsbury.
Departures for Pwllheli/arrivals from Machynlleth Monday to Saturday are at 05.26 (to Barmouth), 07.02, 09.11 & then approx. every two hours until 19.19; last train at 21.49. Sunday train at 19.14. All except the 05.26 & 07.02 Mon - Sat connect with trains from Birmingham; 47 minute wait at Machynlleth for the 21 49 Mon to Sat.
Penhelig is a request stop just before Aberdyfi station when travelling from Machynlleth - tell the guard/indicate to the driver for the train to stop. Approaching Aberdyfi on the A493 from Machynlleth, it will be on your left just as you enter the village with the Penhelig Arms Hotel opposite; Terrace Rd, the postcode is LL35 0LU. Live Departure screens. There is a council car park opposite; the platform is reached by two flights of steps (27 in total). Trains times are 2 - 4 minutes before or after those for Aberdyfi.