We will ake the train from Stavanger/ Sandnes to Egersund station and walk to Hellvik station. This is a nice 8 km walk. The trail was built in 1870 as the first railway, very narrow. Nice bridges and tunnels, impressive engineering, nice view and easy terrain. Today the trail is a popular trail for hiking and bicycling.
09.40 Meet at Byterminalen Stavanger (or any station along the railway south)
09.54 Train departure from Stavanger (Jærbanen stops at all local stations)
11.04 Arrival Egersund, and we start walking. Approximately 2,5 - 3 hours walk.
14.27 or 15.27 Train from Hellvik to Sandnes/Stavanger
Weather forecast, yr.no - cloudy and tailwind.
>> Please make sure you wear proper clothes. Walking shoes, a windbreaker and a backpack with food and drinks, and extra clothing. There will be nothing to buy along the trail.
Train ticket: click HERE (price 220.- round trip)
When you sign up: please make a comment about where you enter the train. I will start from Stavanger, and we'll try to collect all hikers in the same train carriage, which is good for networking too.
If you decide to go by car, please park at Hellvik Station, and take the train from Hellvik to Egersund. (train from Hellvik 10.58)
For more information, please contact Inger Tone Ødegård
You will receive a note including detailed information Saturday, incl a participant list.
Due to COVID-19 regulations, capacity is strictly limited and we need a participant list for all events, incl. phone number. If you have a company/ University e-mail address, please use your formal e-mail. Only one person per e-mail.