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Snaefell Mountain Railway

Laxey Station


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Snaefell Mountain Railway

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Tickets are available from all manned stations, and from the Brakesman onboard the tram. Please see our website for current ticket options and fares:

Regular travellers and visitors can save money by purchasing a Go smart travel card.
Go Explore cards provide unlimited travel on our bus and rail services. These are available for 1, 3, 5 or 7 days.

Go cards are available online ( or from the Welcome Centre in Douglas Sea Terminal and main stations. Please see the Go cards page for more details.


Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location


  • Disabled Accessibility - Please see our website for more detailed accessibility information:
  • Guide Dogs Permitted


  • On-Site café/restaurant - On-site cafes are located both within Laxey Station and at the Summit.

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • Groups Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates - Group rates are available for groups of 20 persons or more. For large groups booking is always advisable - please contact
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Dog Friendly
  • Event Venue - For private hire, weddings, and group bookings please contact us at
  • Group Friendly
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Opening Times

Season (7 Apr 2017 - 5 Nov 2017)

* For more detailed journey information please see our timetable:



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Mcfcian
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Nostalgia for the nostalgic
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 17th November 2016
      Thsi is a real must do for anyone who loves the feel ambiance and pace of life on the Isle of Man. Link it in with an Electic Tram ride from Douglas to Ramsey as well. Read full review
    • Bob C
      Ayr, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      A good way up.
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 9th November 2016
      Very popular mountain railway to the top of snaefell. There is a cafe at the top but be warned it is fairly normal for the top apparently to be covered in mist so no views are possible. Read full review
    • Kirstles83
      Trip Type:
      One of the best visits on our holiday
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 31st October 2016
      Really enjoyed the Mountain Railway itself - the experience and views were brilliant and this is my reason for 5 stars. The food in the cafe at the top was ok but average, I'm sure more could be... Read full review

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