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Getting There -- There's no railway station in Caernarfon; the nearest connection is through Bangor, to which Caernarfon is linked by bus.

Buses run between Caernarfon and Bangor, a 25-minute ride, every 20 minutes throughout the day. Bus timetables are available either by calling the tourist information centre , dialing tel. 0844/800-4411, or visiting www.arriva.co.uk.

If you're driving from Bangor, head southwest along the A487; from Porthmadog head north along the A487.

Visitor Information -- The Caernarfon Tourist Information Centre is at Oriel Pendeitsh, 1 Castle St. (tel. 01286/672232; www.visitcaernarfon.com). From May through October, it's open daily 9:30am to 5:30pm; November to April, it's open Monday to Saturday 10am to 3:30pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.