How To Find And Get To Stonehenge
So you want to See Stonehenge but you dont know exactly where it is, or perhaps you wonder how far from London Stonehenge is? You also want to do it in your own time and off your own back, well we arent going to keep those details secret from you just because we off Stonehenge Tours! Below you will find all the details you need to find the exact answer for "Where is Stonehenge?"
Stronehenge is approximatey 87 miles (136km) from Central London by car, and this journey takes approximately 2 hours. If you are wanting to take the train then you need to get to Salisbury and this is 9 miles away and will require a taxi from the station. For those interested in taking the car you will need to use this post code for Sat Nav SP3 4DX.
How To Reach Stonehenge By Car
If you are traveling from Amesbury then you just need to follow the signs. If however you are travelling from London then you need to head towards the M3 and then head towards Basingstoke. When you reach junction 8, then get on the A303 towards Andover. Once you are on the A303 you stay on it all the way until you reach signposts for Stonehenge - you will see Stonehenge by the roadside of the A303 so dont worry!
Reaching Stonehenge From London Gatwick Airport
Firstly, you need to take the M23 towards the M25, you then join the M25 heading towards Heathrow Airport. You need to come off at junction 12 and get onto the M3 towards Basingstoke and then remain on the M3 until you reach junction 8 and then get on the A303 towards Andover. Once you are on the A303 you stay on it all the way until you reach signposts for Stonehenge - you will see Stonehenge by the roadside of the A303 so dont worry!
Reaching Stonehenge From London Heathrow Airport
If traveling from Heathrow Airport then you need to get onto the M4 heading West (towards Gatwick), you then need to come off at the M25 Junction (4B) and then when you reach junction 12 get onto the M3 heading towards Basingstoke. You then need to follow the directions as above.
How To Reach Stonehenge By Train
If you are wanting to make your way to Stonehenge by train, you need to be aware that the nearest station to Stonehenge is Salisbury. The best way to reach Salisbury from London is by taking the train from London Waterloo Station to Salisbury, the journey time is approximately 90 minutes and trains leave every 30 minutes during the week days. The cost of a direct train one way for an adult can vary between £30 and £60 depending on how far in advance you book.
Obviously, when you get to Salisbury Station you will still need to take a taxi from there to Stonehenge and this journey can be expensive - up to £45 return, so you may wish to take the bus that departs from the station to Stonehenge.
How To Reach Stonehenge By Bus
If you are planning on taking a bus to Stonehenge then you can get buses from London Heathrow Airport or from Victoria Coach Station towards Salisbury. The approximate journey time takes about 2 hours and you need to get off at Amesbury.
Once at Amesbury, you have a choice of walking or taking a taxi to get to Stonehenge. The journey is about 2 miles one way.