Great Orme Tramway

Visitor Information

A preview of your visit

A unique journey

Come and experience how people have been travelling for over 100 years on this unique and historical Llandudno institution.

What you need to know before you come

  • It is not possible to book tickets in advance.
  • We may have to stop selling return tickets after 3pm to make sure all passengers can make the return trip from the Summit.
  • You can bring a folding non-powered wheelchair or a small folding pram on the tram.
  • We cannot accept electric wheelchairs or mobility scooters.
  • Please follow all instructions given by the tramway staff. These are for your safety.

About your journey

The journey begins at Victoria Station, a short distance from Llandudno’s seaside and pier. Climb aboard one of our beautifully restored tramcars and start your ascent through the winding roads of the Great Orme.

At the Halfway Station exhibition, you can discover the remarkable history of the Victorian engineering and observe the Tramway’s powerful funicular system in action, before changing trams.

Continue your journey to the Summit where the views are breath-taking. On a clear day, it’s possible to see as far as the Isle of Man, Blackpool and the Lake District!

Once at the Summit, disembark from your tramcar and the choice is yours: you can visit the exhibition at the Great Orme Country Park Visitor Centre, have a picnic at one of the many picnic tables, have a drink and a snack at the Summit Complex, the kids can play on the large outdoor playground or you can follow one of the many walks on the Orme. Or you can simply breathe in the fresh air and beautiful surroundings.

You may wish to visit the Orme’s amazing Bronze Age Copper Mines (only a 5 minute walk from the Tramway’s Halfway Station), explore the Iron Age Fort, stone age remains or visit the 6th century St. Tudno’s Church.

Running Times

What time of year does the Tramway run?

From early April throughout the summer

(for exact dates please call us on 01492 577877 or email us)

How many days of the week does it operate?

7 days a week

What time of day?

10am to 6pm

(We close at 5pm during March)

Keep up to date and get in touch

  • Facebook
  • Email
  • Trip Advisor

Ticket Prices

Adults - £10.50 / £11.50

Children (3 to 16) - £7.50 / £8.65

Family tickets and single journey tickets also available

All ticket prices

Tramway Access

The Victorian design of the Great Orme Tramway means there are certain constraints for visitors with disabilities.

Please view our access statement or call us for more details.

The tramcars can accommodate 2 wheelchairs or 2 prams that fold. All final decisions are made at your tram driver’s discretion. Please note that items are left at your own risk and we cannot accept responsibility for them.

Want to bring your dog?

Don’t worry, well behaved dogs on leads are welcome at the tramway.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge.

Lost something at the Tramway?

Call us on (01492) 577 877
Or email