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Epping Ongar Railway

Add Epping Ongar Railway to your Itinerary

Type:Steam Railway

Station Approach
Ongar
Essex
CM5 9BN

Tel: 01277 365200

Steam and Diesel stop alongside Ongar Station signal box.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult All Day Rover Ticket£13.00 per ticket
Child All Day Rover Ticket£7.00 per ticket
Concession All Day Rover Ticket£12.00 per ticket
Family All Day Rover Ticket£34.00 per ticket

See website for special events and combined tickets.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Forest Location - Journey travels through forest.
  • In countryside - Journey travels through beautiful Essex countrtyside.
  • In town/city centre - Ongar Town.
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location - North Weald Village.

Accessibility

  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - Not on heritage buses
  • Wheelchair user accessible - Not on heritage buses.

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Small buffet - hot and cold sandwiches, pies, pasties

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Well behaved and on leads.
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 15

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

You can start your journey from either Epping (by catching the 339 heritage bus), North Weald or Ongar. Please consider using one of the many public transport options to help reduce the impact on the environment.   Ongar (For parking please navigate to CM5 9AB) Alternatively there is nearby Zinc Arts Centre and Cafe (CM5 0AD)   The terminus for the Epping Ongar Railway is situated in Station Approach, off Ongar High Street.   Please note there is no public parking at Ongar station; there are limited disabled spaces which can be booked in advance. Local authorities are now enforcing parking restrictions on Station Approach and Victoria Road (which is a private road.) The town centre car parks are FREE at weekends and Bank Holidays.   Directions From M11: Leave the M11 at Junction 7 Take the A414 signposted towards Chelmsford and North Weald. Follow for approximately 5 miles - You will go straight ahead at two roundabouts. At the third roundabout (BP garage on left) take the third exit onto the B184 to Ongar. Public Car parks (CM5 9AB or CM5 9HD) are available in the town centre on both the left and the right as you approach the town on the B184. Please drive and park responsibly, giving consideration to our neighbours. Ongar Railway station is located to the north of the town, a short walk along the high street from the car parks, or you can catch the 339 bus which goes past both car parks. Directions From A12: Leave the A12 at Junction 15 take A414 signposted to Harlow. You will head towards Chelmsford but take first exit at roundabout to remain on the A414 towards Harlow. Follow the A414 for approximately 9 miles. You will go straight ahead at two roundabouts. At the third roundabout (BP garage on right) take the first exit onto B184 towards Ongar. Public Car parks (CM5 9AB or CM5 9HD) are available in the town centre on both the left and the right as you approach the town. Please drive and park responsibly, giving consideration to our neighbours. Ongar Railway station is located to the north of the town, a short walk along the high street from the car parks, or you can catch the 339 bus which goes past both car parks.For further details on parking, please see Visiting Information.Epping (CM16 4HW)   Our frequent 339 heritage bus service runs every day we are operating and Epping Underground station (Central Line, Zone 6) has an extensive car park, with parking rates heavily discounted on weekends and bank holidays. There are also car parks in the town centre, and our heritage bus picks up from all the bus stops along the High Street.   Epping station is located off Station Road, and is signposted off the main High Street through Epping (B1393).   North Weald (CM16 6BT)   Please note that there is no public parking at North Weald station or in adjacent Tempest Mead. There are limited spaces reserved for Blue Badge Holders. Please do not block or hinder access for our neighbours. The best way to start your Epping Ongar journey is to park your car at Epping and join the 339 heritage bus service (bus services included in your great value ticket) running regularly from the Underground station or the High Street. For further details on your visit, please see Visiting Information.

Public Transport Directions

For those visiting from London, places further afield and towns to the east of the railway, the quickest and easiest method is to come via London Underground Central Line to Epping (Zone 6). Journey planners with timetables and fares are available here.

Vintage Bus Connections from Epping Underground Station to North Weald

Our 339 vintage bus operates between London Underground Central Line's Epping station to North Weald, with some journeys going on to Ongar. The professionally restored heritage buses run from the front doors of each station, the bus fare is included within the price of all EOR tickets and the buses are timed to offer easy connections with our train timetable. 339 Heritage Bus timetable available on Timetable page.

Vintage Bus Connections from Shenfield Station to Ongar, North Weald & Epping

Some of our 339 buses run to and from Shenfield Station and will call at all intermediate stops by request. The bus travels from Shenfield via Hutton Road, Shenfield & Ongar Road calling at North Road for Brentwood Town Centre, Pilgrims Hatch and Kelvedon Hatch.

Other Bus Services

There are several public service bus routes from Harlow, Chelmsford, Epping and Romford to Ongar and North Weald. Timetables for all of these are on www.traveline.info. This site also has a useful FREE app for iphone and Android phones. Mobile users can text "traveline" to 84268 for the innovative "NextBus" service direct to your phone.

Alternatively you can call 08712 002 233 for public transport timetable and journey information (calls cost 10p per min).

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
HeritageTrains Running (1 Jan 2017 - 30 Oct 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00
Christmas (1 Jan 2017 - 24 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Saturday - Sunday09:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayOpen
Open

* February half term. Special events Christmas and New Year. Other special event days as advertised