Railway Rambler

This is THE ticket for a person who wants to travel by train to Ongar and then make their own way back to Epping via local footpaths. The Essex Way passes through Ongar and is an ideal path to follow back to Epping Station.

It is approximately 8 miles from Ongar back to Epping via the Essex Way.

Train in the Essex countryside Ramblers on the Essex Way


There is a buffet at North Weald selling hot and cold drinks and a range of food. You will have a few minutes to collect a drink or a bite to eat prior to taking the train from North Weald. There are toilet facilities at North Weald and Ongar stations. 


Adult: £8;
Child: £4. 


The ticket is available on the dates highlighted on the calendar below. Your ticket is only valid on the 09.40 heritage bus from Epping to North Weald and the 10.10 train from North Weald to Ongar (or train connecting with the 09.40 bus on certain event days). Note that this train is normally worked by a diesel multiple unit or locomotive. If, after booking, you decide that you would like to travel on a different train or to return from Ongar by train you will need an All Day Rover ticket. In this case, please get in touch with us to arrange to exchange your ticket and pay the difference in fare.

Getting to us

Travel on the 0940 heritage bus (route 339) from Epping Underground station is included. The bus stops right outside the station entrance. If you are coming from London or the West, there is no better way to travel than to take the London Underground on the Central Line to Epping. Epping is in zone 6 and just 26 minutes from Stratford!

Dogs, Bicycles and Pushchairs

Well behaved dogs are welcome on our train and bus services, and our trains have ample room for pushchairs and bicycles. Folded pushchairs can be accommodated on the heritage bus service, but we regret that bicycles can not. 


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