Criccieth is a picturesque and historical seaside town situated in the northwest of Wales. Its position, on the Lynn peninsula, and at the very edge of the Snowdonia National Park, is a huge part of its appeal, but despite being located in the rural heart of Wales, it is mainly accessible by flights to Liverpool John Lennon airport.
Thankfully good transport links between the airport and Criccieth mean that you can be soaking up the sea views just over two hours after your flight lands.
Liverpool John Lennon airport offers flights to and from the whole of mainland Europe and North Africa, with six different airlines providing mainly budget flights which handle over four million passengers per year.
The range of cities and countries offering flights into Liverpool John Lennon airport means that Criccieth is a truly international destination, bring the best that the UK has to offer within easy reach of people far and wide.
Flights Into Criccieth
Liverpool John Lennon airport, situated next to the river Mersey, seven miles outside the city centre, is the 12th busiest airport in the UK and handles flights every day of the week for 52 weeks of the year.
Amongst the cities which offer regular scheduled flights into Liverpool John Lennon airport are Amsterdam, Barcelona, Krakow, Geneva, Berlin and Cork.
The facilities on offer at John Lennon Liverpool airport include everything which the modern traveller might expect to find. No matter what time of the day or night your flight lands you’ll find shopping, eating and drinking opportunities waiting for you, allowing you to refresh yourself and recover from your flight before travelling on. Outlets include a pharmacy, a supermarket and even a hair salon.
The airport is home to six different car hire companies, meaning you can book a rental car to pick up as soon as your flight lands and start the journey to Criccieth.
If you’d rather recover from your flight first, and travel on to Criccieth on the day after. There are three hotels located immediately adjacent to the airport.
Travelling to Criccieth After Your Flight
The easiest way to get to Criccieth after your flight has landed is by road.
Join the M56 at Runcorn, 12 miles from the airport, and then simply follow the A494 and the A55 (the North Wales Expressway), which includes a stunning drive along the Welsh coast.
There are several busses which can be caught immediately outside the airport to journey into Liverpool city centre, from where coaches and trains can be taken into Wales itself.
Booking Your Flight to Criccieth
Although flights into Liverpool John Lennon airport run throughout the year, there’s no denying the fact that Criccieth will be seen at its very best during the summer months. The combination of sunshine, fresh air, picturesque village streets, beaches and crystal clear bathing water will make even the longest flight worthwhile.