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Eich tocyn i deithio ar drenau a bysiau Cymru... a llawer mwy! Your ticket to ride the trains and buses of Wales... and much more!

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Discover Wales By Train & Bus The Freedom of Wales Flexi Pass is what it says it is - one ticket that gives you the freedom to enjoy unlimited access to all of Wales’ mainline train services and almost every bus service. And that is just for starters. Ticket holders also receive an amazing range of other benefits, including ‘two for one’ entry or discounted admission to many of Wales’ biggest tourist attractions. Join the increasing numbers of independent travellers who are using trains and buses to discover Wales. We know you’ll be surprised by how much of the country is accessible by regional rail services. And where the trains don’t reach, the buses usually do. Our train and bus networks knit together to provide access to almost all corners of this beautiful country. Construct your own travel itinerary using our Travel Guide, provided free to all Freedom of Wales Flexi Pass customers and consisting of maps, attraction access summaries and contact details for all the information sources you’ll need to plan your itinerary. The All Wales Public Transport Information service Traveline Wales will provide timetable information on trains, buses and other public transport systems, call 0871 200 22 33. Rail information is available on 08457 48 49 50.

Your Ticket To Ride

Whatever your travel plans, we have just the ticket for you. FREEDOM OF WALES FLEXI PASS Three versions, offering unlimited travel on all mainline train services in Wales plus most scheduled bus services; 1 THE EIGHT DAY ALL WALES FREEDOM OF WALES FLEXI PASS Allowing four days train and eight days bus travel in that period.

£74

If you’re out and about in Wales in 2009 then give yourself the Freedom of Wales - the travel experience you can’t afford to miss.

REGIONAL FLEXI PASSES For those wanting to concentrate their travel in a smaller area of the country and again allowing unlimited train and bus travel.

2 SOUTH WALES EIGHT DAY FLEXI PASS Allowing four days train and eight days bus travel in an eight day period.

£50

3 NORTH & MID WALES EIGHT DAY FLEXI PASS Allowing four days train and eight days bus travel in an eight day period.

£50

Reductions of approximately 1/3 are available to Holders of Young Persons’, Senior and Disabled Persons’ railcards. Children 5 to 15 years pay half price. Under 5s travel free.


It’s Also Your Ticket To... Your Freedom of Wales Flexi Pass ticket is not only your passport to the train and bus network but also a whole host of visitor attraction and accommodation discounts:

Independent railways offering 20% or other discount:

Participating Attractions: Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments Discount - Two for one admission Beaumaris Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Caerphilly Castle, Castell Coch, Chepstow Castle, Conwy Castle, Harlech Castle, Kidwelly Castle, Raglan Castle, St. David’s Bishop’s Palace and Tintern Abbey.

Bala Lake Railway Return for the price of a Single Brecon Mountain Railway Return for the price of a Single Dean Forest Railway Fairbourne Steam Railway Gwili Steam Railway Llanberis Lake Railway Talyllyn Railway Vale of Rheidol Railway Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog)

National Trust Discount - 20% off admission price Aberconwy House Conwy, Aderdulais Falls near Neath, Chirk Castle, Colby Woodland Garden near Amroth, Conwy Suspension Bridge, Dinefwr Park near Llandeilo, Penrhyn Castle Bangor; Tudor Merchant’s House Tenby, Erddig near Wrexham, Dolaucothi Gold Mines, Llanerchaeron near Aberaeron, Plas Newydd near Llanfair PG, Plas yn Rhiw Pwllheli, Powis Castle Welshpool.

Independent attractions offering 20% or other discount: City Sightseeing: Open top double decker tours of Cardiff, Newport and Llandudno. £1.00 discount off Cardiff tour and 20% discount off off Newport and Llandudno tours. Independent railways included in the price of your Flexi Pass ticket: The use of the Ffestiniog railway and Welsh Highland Railway (Caernarfon) constitutes one of the rail days included in the Wales Flexi Pass.

King Arthur’s Labyrinth Portmeirion Millennium Stadium Tours Cardiff Castle Drover Holidays Greenwood Forest Park Caldicot Castle Inigo Jones Slateworks Rhondda Heritage Park Gower Heritage Centre Centre for Alternative Technology Aberglasney Gardens

20% discount 20% discount 15% discount 10% discount 10% off bicycle hire 3 for 2 discount 2 for 1 discount 2 for 1 discount 2 for 1 discount 2 for 1 discount Half price entry 50p discount


Validity & Conditions of Flexi Pass and Flexi Rover Tickets 1

Youth Hostels Association (Wales): A number of sites throughout Wales offer a £1 discount per night. Please note that you have to be a member of YHA to take advantage of this offer. Please call 01629 592 700 for more details. Travellers are advised to make an advanced booking. Full details can be found at www.yha.org.uk

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Attractions offering ‘free entry’ National Museum Wales National Museum, Cardiff St Fagans: National History Museum National Roman Legion Museum Big Pit: National Coal Museum National Wool Museum National Slate Museum National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

Book Your Travel Bargain Now! Tickets can be purchased at most staffed railway stations and National Rail Appointed Travel Agents throughout Britain. By Telephone: on 0870 9000 773 (credit card bookings only, please allow five working days for delivery). Textphone 0870 4100 355. On the Internet: via our website at

www.walesflexipass.co.uk

DON’T FORGET TO ASK FOR YOUR TRAVEL GUIDE AT THE TICKET OFFICE, FREE WITH EVERY TICKET PURCHASED!

You can travel by train after 0900 Mondays to Fridays, or at any time on the following routes:- Heart of Wales Line trains only, between Swansea, Llandrindod and Shrewsbury - Services between Fishguard Harbour, Milford Haven, Pembroke Dock and Carmarthen - Services between Aberystwyth, Machynlleth and Pwllheli - Services between Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog - Services between Wrexham Central and Bidston You can travel by train at any time on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. There are no time of day restrictions for travel by bus. Each Freedom of Wales Flexi Pass allows four days train and eight days bus travel within a period of eight consecutive days. All other discounts - to tourist attractions, YHA Youth Hostels etc - are only available during the validity of the Flexi ticket. Please refer to the map inside this leaflet for details of mainline rail routes on which you can use your Flexi ticket. Services of the following bus operators are included in the price of Flexi Pass and Rover tickets: North & Mid Wales Flexi Pass and All Wales Flexi Pass Arriva Cymru, Arriva Midlands North services between Shrewsbury, Newtown and Llanidloes; Welshpool and Oswestry and Wrexham and Oswestry, Bryn Melyn (Wrexham), GHA Coaches (Ruabon), Llew Jones (Llanrwst) and M&H Travel (Denbigh). All local authority supported bus services on the Isle of Anglesey and Gwynedd including Berwyn Coaches (Caernarfon), Bws Padarn (Llanberis), Caelloi (Pwllheli), Clynnog & Trefor (Caernarfon), Express Motors (Penygroes), Johns Coaches (Blaenau Ffestiniog), KMP (Llanberis), Silver Star (Caernarfon) and Williams of Criccieth. South Wales Flexi Pass and All Wales Flexi Pass Beacons Bus (Summer Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday services), Cardiff Bus, EST Bus (Vale of Glamorgan), First Cymru, Francis Drake (Blaina), Henleys Bus (Abertillery), Islwyn Borough Transport, Morris Travel (Carmarthen), Newport Bus, Richards Bros (Cardigan), Roy Brown’s Coaches (Builth Wells), Sargeants Bros (Knighton to Llandrindod and Hereford), Silcox Coaches (Pembroke), Stagecoach South Wales, Stagecoach West (Service 416 Hereford to Monmouth), Summerdale Coaches (Letterston), Sixty Sixty Coaches (Merthyr) and Veolia. Flexi Pass is also valid on ‘Traws Cambria’ services. For details of times and routes of all bus operators, please contact Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 22 33.

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Travel must be completed by midnight on each day of travel. If you are planning to travel by train at busy times such as holidays and Friday evenings we recommend that you make a seat reservation. If you intend to travel with a bike please be advised that cycles will not be conveyed on some busy trains and many trains require cycle reservations in advance. Bikes cannot usually be conveyed by bus. Please enquire at booking offices or from the conductor for details. 10 Refunds will not be made unless the Flexi Pass is returned to the issuing office before the first permitted date of travel. Prices valid until 31 December 2009. Published by Arriva Trains Wales, January 2009. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in this publication, the publishers can accept no liability whatsoever for any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, or for any matter in any way connected with or arising out of the publication of the information. Photographs by kind permission of: National Trust Photographic Library. Visit Wales Photographic Library. Veolia, John Davies AW5797 Valid until 31 December 2009


KEY North & Mid Wales Flexi Pass area of validity South Wales Flexi Pass area of validity Rail routes Selection of bus routes Please refer to the Map Guide, free with every Flexi Pass for details of all routes and participating attractions.


Dilysrwydd ac Amodau Cymdeithas Hosteli Ieuenctid (Cymru): Mae nifer o leoliadau drwy Gymru gyfan yn cynnig gostyngiad o £1 y noson. Nodwch fod angen i chi fod yn aelod o Gymdeithas Hosteli Ieuenctid er mwyn cymryd mantais o'r cynnig hwn. (Ffôn. 01629 592 700 am fwy o fanylion). Cynghorir i deithwyr fwcio ymlaen llaw. Am fanylion, ymwelwch â www.yha.org.uk

Atyniadau yn cynning mynediad am ddim Amgueddfeydd Cymru: Sain Ffagan: Amgueddfa Werin Cymru Amgueddfa Lleng Rufeinig Cymru Big Pit: Amgueddfa Lofaol Cymru Amgueddfa Wlân Cymru Amgueddfa Lechi Cymru Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Y Glannau, Abertawe

Archebwch Eich Bargen Deithio Nawr! Gellir prynu tocynnau yn y rhan fwyaf o orsafoedd rheilffordd ac oddi wrth staff a Threfnwyr Teithiau Rheilffordd Apwyntiedig Cendlaethol ym Mhrydain.

Ar y ffôn: ar 0870 9000 773 (bwcio cerdyn credyd yn unig, caniatewch bum diwrnod gwaith iddo gyrraedd). Ffôn Destun 0870 4100 355. Ar y rhyngrwyd: trwy ein gwefan www.walesflexipass.co.uk PEIDIWCH AG ANGHOFIO GOFYN AM EICH CANLLAW TEITHIO, YN RHAD AC AM DDIM GYDA PHOB TOCYN A BRYNIR!

1 Gallwch deithio ar y rheilffordd ar ôl 09.00 Dydd Llun i Ddydd Gwener, neu unrhyw bryd ar y llwybrau canlynol: - Gwasanaethau Rheilffordd Calon Cymru yn unig, rhwng Abertawe, Llandrindod ac Amwythig - Gwasanaethau rhwng Porthladd Abergwaun, Aberdaugleddau, Doc Penfro a Chaerfyrddin - Gwasanaethau rhwng Aberystwyth, Machynlleth a Phwllheli - Gwasanaethau rhwng Llandudno a Blaenau Ffestiniog - Gwasanaethau rhwng Wrecsam a Bidston 2 Gallwch deithio ar y rheilffordd unrhyw bryd ar Ddydd Sadwrn, Dydd Sul neu Wyliau Banc. 3 Does dim cyfyngiadau amseryddol wrth deithio ar fws. 4 Mae pob Pas Hyblyg Rhyddid Cymru yn caniutáu i chi deithio ar y trên am bedwar diwrnod ac ar y bws am 8 diwrnod o fewn cyfnod o wyth diwrnod yn olynol. 5 I bob gostyngiad arall – i atyniadau twristiaid, Hosteli Ieuenctid – maen nhw ar gael yn ystod cyfnod dilysrwydd y tocyn Hyblyg yn unig. 6 Cyfeiriwch at y map o fewn y daflen hon am fanylion llwybrau’r prif linellau rheilffordd y gallwch eu defnyddio gyda’ch tocyn Hyblyg. 7 Mae gwasanaethau’r cwmnïau bws canlynol ym mhris y Pas Hyblyg a’r Tocyn Hyblyg: Tocyn Hyblyg Gogledd a Chanolbarth Cymru a Phas Hyblyg Crwydro Cymru Arriva Cymru, Arriva Midlands North rhwng yr Amywthig, Drenewydd a Llanidloes; Y Trallwng a Chroesoswallt; a Wrecsam and Chroesoswallt, Bryn Melyn (Wrecsam), GHA Coaches (Ruabon), Llew Jones (Llanrwst) ac M&H Travel (Denbigh). Holl wasanaethau a chefnogir gan Awdurdodau Lleol ar Ynys Mon ac yng Ngwynedd gan gynnwys Berwyn Coaches (Caernarfon), Bws Padarn (Llanberis), Caelloi (Pwllheli), Clynnog & Trefor (Caernarfon), Express Motors (Penygroes), Johns Coaches (Blaenau Ffestiniog), KMP (Llanberis), Silver Star (Caernarfon) a Williams of Criccieth. Tocyn Hyblyg De Cymru a Phas Hyblyg Crwydro Cymru Beacons Bus (ar y Sul yn ystod yr haf a Gwyl y Banc), Bws Caerdydd, EST Bus (Bro Morgannwg), First Cymru, Francis Drake (Blaina), Henleys Bus (Abertillery), Islwyn Borough Transport, Morris Travel (Caerfyrddin), Newport Bus, Richards Bros (Aberteifi), Roy Brown’s Coaches (Llanfair ym Muallt), Sargeants Bros (Trefyclo i Landrindod a Henffordd), Silcox Coaches (Penfro), Stagecoach South Wales, Stagecoach West (Gwasanaeth 416 rhwng Henffordd a Trefynwy), Summerdale Coaches (Letterston), Sixty Sixty Coaches (Merthyr) a Veolia. Mae’r Pas Fflecsi hefyd yn ddilys ar wasanaethau ‘Traws Cambria’. Am fanylion ynglyn ac amseroedd a rhwydweithiau gwasanaethwyr bws, cysylltwch a Traveline Cymru ar 0871 200 22 33. 8 Rhaid cyflawni’r teithio erbyn canol nos ar bob diwrnod teithio. 9 Os ydych chi’n bwriadu teithio ar y rheilffordd ar amseroedd prysur megis gwyliau a nosweithiau Gwener argymhellwn eich bod yn archebu sedd. Os ydych yn bwriadu teithio gyda beic rhaid i chi sylweddoli na chaniateir mynd â beic ar rai trenau prysur a bod gofyn archebu lle beic ar nifer o drenau. Ni ellir rhoi beic ar fws fel arfer. 10 Ni wneir ad-daliadau oni ddychwelir y Pas Hyblyg i’r swyddfa lle cafodd ei brynu cyn y dyddiad teithio cyntaf a ganiateir. Prisiau’n ddilys hyd 31 Rhagfyr 2009 Cyhoeddwyd gan Trenau Arriva Cymru, Ionawr 2009 Tra bod pob ymgais wedi’i wneud i sicrhau cywirdeb yn y cyhoeddiad hwn, ni all y cyhoeddwyr dderbyn cyfrifoldeb o gwbl am wallau, camgymeriadau neu hepgoriadau, neu am unrhyw fater wedi’i gysylltu â neu’n codi o gyhoeddi’r wybodaeth. Ffotograffau trwy ganiatâd caredig: Llyfrgell Ffotograffig Yr Ymddiriedolaeth Genedlaethol. Llyfrgell Ffotograffig Bwrdd Croeso Cymru. Veolia, John Davies AW5797 Yn ddilys tan Rhagfyr 31 2009


Hefyd Dyma’ch Tocyn i… Nid pasbort i’r rhwydwaith rheilffordd a bws yw’ch tocyn Pas Hyblyg Crwydro Cymru yn unig ond i lu o ostyngiadau pris ar gyfer atyniadau ymwelwyr a llety hefyd:

Rheilffyrdd annibynnol sy’n cynnig gostyngiad o 20 y cant neu arall:

Atyniadau sy’n cymryd rhan: Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments Mynediad clau am bris un Castell Biwmares, Castell Caernarfon, Castell Caerffili, Castell Coch, Castell Casgwent, Castell Conwy, Castell Harlech, Castell Cydweli, Castell Rhaglan, Palas Esgob Tyddewi ac Abaty Tyndyrn.

Ymmdiriedolaeth Genedlaethol - Disgownt o 25%

Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid Tocyn dychwelyd am bris sengl Rheilffordd Mynydd Brycheiniog Tocyn dychwelyd am bris sengl Rheilffordd Fforest y Ddena Rheilffordd Y Friog Rheilffordd Stêm Gwili Rheilffordd Llyn Llanberis Rheilffordd Talyllyn Rheilffordd Cwm Rheidol Rheilffordd Ucheldir Cymru (Porthmadog)

Tŷ Aberconwy Conwy, Rhaedrau Aberdulais ger Castell Nedd, Castell Y Waun, Gardd Goedtir Colby Llanrhath, Pont Grog Conwy, Parc Dinefwr Llandeilo, Castell Penrhyn Bangor, Tŷ Marchnatwyr Tuduraidd Dinbych-y-Pysgod, Erddig ger Wrecsam, Mwyngloddiau aur Dolaucothi, Llanerchaeron ger Aberaeron, Plas Newydd ger Llanfair PG, Plas yn Rhiw Pwllheli, Castell Powis Y Trallwng.

Atyniadau annibynnol sy’n cynnig gostyngiad o 20% neu arall: City Sightseeing: Taith bws ddau lawr agored o amgylch, Caerdydd, Casnewydd a Llandudno. Gostyngiad o £1.00 ar daith bws Caerdydd a 20% ar deithiau bws Casnewydd a Llandudno.

Rheilffyrdd annibynnol wedi’u cynnwys ym mhris eich tocyn Pas Hyblyg: Mae defnydd o’r rheilffyrdd canlynol yn cyfri fel un o’r dyddiau rheiffordd wedi’u cynnwys yn pas:- Rheilfordd Ffestiniog a Rheilffordd Ucheldir Cymru (Caernarfon).

Labyrinth y Brenin Arthur Portmeririon Stadiwm y Mileniwm Castell Caerdydd Gwyliau Drover Parc Coedwig Greenwood Castell Cilycoed Gweithfeydd Llechi Inigo Jones Parc Treftadaeth y Rhondda Parc Treftadaeth Gŵyr Y Ganolfan Dechnoleg Amgen Gerddi Aberglasni

Gostyngiad o 20% Gostyngiad o 20% Gostyngiad o 15% Gostyngiad o 10% Gostyngiad 10% ar llogi beic Mynediad tri am bris dau Mynediad 2 am bris 1 Mynediad 2 am bris 1 Mynediad 2 am bris 1 Mynediad 2 am bris 1 Mynediad Hanner Pris Gostyngiad o 50c ar fynediad


Darganfyddwch Gymru ar Drên a Bws

Mae Pas Hyblyg Crwydro Cymru yn hunan-esboniadwy – un tocyn ydyw sy’n rhoi rhyddid i chi fwynhau mynediad diddiwedd i holl wasanaethau trên a bron pob gwasanaeth bws yng Nghymru. A dyna’r dechrau’n unig. Mae deiliaid tocyn hefyd yn derbyn ystod anhygoel o fanteision eraill, gan gynnwys mynediad ‘dau am bris un’ neu fynediad pris gostyngedig i atyniadau twristiaid mwyaf Cymru. Ymunwch â’r rhifau cynyddol o deithwyr annibynnol sy’n defnyddio trenau a bysiau i ddarganfod Cymru. Rydym yn ymwybodol y byddwch wedi’ch synnu gan faint o’r wlad sydd o fewn eich cyrraedd trwy wasanaethau rheilffordd rhanbarthol. A lle nad yw’r trenau’n cyrraedd, mae bysiau fel arfer yn cyrraedd. Mae’n rhwydweithiau trên a bws yn gwau at ei gilydd i ddarparu mynediad i bron pob cwr o’r wlad brydferth hon.

Dyfeisiwch eich amserlen deithio eich hun gan ddefnyddio ein Canllaw Teithio, a ddarperir i bob cwsmer Pas Hyblyg Crwydro Cymru ac sy’n cynnwys mapiau, crynodebau mynediad i atyniadau a manylion cysylltu ar gyfer yr holl ffynonellau gwybodaeth yr ydych ei angen ar gyfer cynllunio’ch amserlen. Gall gwasanaeth Gwybodaeth Trafnidiaeth Gyhoeddus Cymru Gyfan Traveline Cymru ddarparu gwybodaeth amserlen bysiau a systemau trafnidiaeth gyhoeddus eraill, ffoniwch 0871 200 22 33. Mae gwybodaeth rheilffordd ar gael drwy ffonio 08457 48 49 50.

Eich Tocyn i Deithio Beth bynnag yw’ch cynlluniau teithio, mae gennym ni’r tocyn i chi. PAS HYBLYG CRWYDRO CYMRU Tair fersiwn, yn cynnig teithio diddiwedd ar holl wasanaethau prif linellau rheilffordd Cymru yn ogystal â’r rhan fwyaf o wasanaethau bws rhestredig;

£74

1 PAS HYBLYG CRWYDRO CYMRU GYFAN WYTH DYDD Yn caniatáu teithio rheilffordd pedwar diwrnod a theithio bws wyth diwrnod yn y cyfnod hwnnw.

Os ydych ar grwydr yng Nghymru yn 2009 yna mynnwch gael Pas Crwydro Cymru - ty profiad deithio na allwch chi fforddio ei cholli.

TOCYNNAU RHANBARTHOL HYBLYG I’r rheiny sydd am ganolbwyntio’u teithio mewn ardal llai o’r wlad ac eto’n caniatáu teithio rheilffordd a bws diddiwedd.

£50

2 TOCYN HYBLYG CRWYDRO DE CYMRU WYTH DYDD Yn caniatáu teithio rheilffordd pedwar diwrnod a theithio bws wyth diwrnod yn y cyfnod hwnnw. 3 TOCYN HYBLYG GOGLEDD A CHANOLBARTH CYMRU WYTH DYDD Yn caniatáu pedwar diwrnod o deithio bws a rheilffordd o fewn cyfnod wyth diwrnod.

£50

Mae gostyngiadau o oddeutu 1/3 ar gael i ddeiliaid cardiau rheilffordd Pobl Ifanc, Henoed a Phobl Anabl. Mae plant 5 i 15 mlwydd oed yn talu hanner pris. Mae plant o dan 5 mlwydd oed yn teithio am ddim.


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