How To Get To Stonehenge From Southampton?

By Car / Cab
By Car / Cab

Apart from the private tour bus, the only direct way to reach Stonehenge is by car. Most people choose to by car to enjoy the picturesque view that they get to see on the journey. It would take approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to reach Stonehenge from Southampton via A303 route with a distance of 56 kms. Although, it can be a bit challenging for some to drive all the way to Stonehenge due to heavy traffic. 


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By Train
By Train

Traveling by train from Southampton to Stonehenge is a cheap as well as a time efficient choice. As there are no direct trains to Stonehenge, you will need to take a train to the nearest train station, Salisbury Station. Trains for Salisbury leave every hour and take approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to reach. From Salisbury, you can either take a direct bus or a private taxi to Stonehenge. It would require approximately 30 minutes to reach Stonehenge, which is around 15 kms from Salisbury.


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By Bus
By Bus

The cheapest way to reach Stonehenge from Southampton is by bus which takes approximately 3 hours to reach. You can either take a public bus to Salisbury Station or a private tour bus that will take you directly to Stonehenge. You can also book your seat for a private bus as per your convenience. Private tour buses also include free wifi as well as audio-guided walking tours once you reach Stonehenge. These audio-guided tours help understand more about the place and provide the tourists with rich, cultural information of the destination.


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Know Before You Go To Stonehenge From Southampton

Know Before You Go To Stonehenge From Southampton

Location: The address of Stonehenge is Salisbury SP4 7DE, United Kingdom. It is situated on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire in England, which is located about two miles west of Amesbury.


Opening Hours: The opening hours of Stonehenge are from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. throughout the week. However, you should note that the last entry to the attraction is at 3:00 p.m. 


Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit Stonehenge is generally between March and June and then from September to November. During this time, the weather remains pleasant and comfortable to explore the Stone Circle and Exhibition through audio-visual experiences. A large number of people visit the attraction in the month of June to witness the Summer Solstice, during which you can capture the gorgeous view of the sun rising between the stones.


Similarly, you can also take a Southampton to Stonehenge tour in November to see the sunset during the Winter Solstice. If you are looking for the best time of the day to visit the attraction, you can consider visiting early in the morning or in late afternoon to avoid crowds and explore the attraction at your own pace. 


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  • As a working royal palace, the castle is used frequently by the Queen for state ceremonies and official entertaining. Therefore, opening arrangements may change with no notice.
  • The order in which the attractions are visited may vary seasonally or for operational reasons.
  • Travel time back to London (approximately 2 hours) can vary with traffic congestion an unknown variable. Please be mindful of this when making post-trip arrangements.
  • Viewing at Windsor Castle is restricted on Sundays. Also, St George's Chapel is closed to visitors on this day.
  • Fixed day ticket implies that this ticket will be applicable only for the date that you've booked the ticket, it won't be carried forward to next or any other day.
  • Children aged 0-2 years can join free of cost. Child Tickets are applicable for visitors aged 3-16 years. Adult Tickets are applicable for visitors aged 17-65 years. Senior Tickets are applicable for visitors aged 65-99 years.
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  • Windsor Castle is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • As a working royal palace, the castle is used frequently by the Queen for state ceremonies and official entertaining. Therefore, opening arrangements may change with no notice.
  • The order in which the attractions are visited may vary seasonally or for operational reasons.
  • Travel time back to London (approximately 2 hours) can vary with traffic congestion an unknown variable. Please be mindful of this when making post-trip arrangements.
  • Viewing at Windsor Castle is restricted on Sundays. Also, St George's Chapel is closed to visitors on this day.
  • Fixed day ticket implies that this ticket will be applicable only for the date that you've booked the ticket, it won't be carried forward to next or any other day.
  • Children aged 0-2 years can join free of cost. Child Tickets are applicable for visitors aged 3-16 years. Adult Tickets are applicable for visitors aged 17-65 years. Senior Tickets are applicable for visitors aged 65-99 years.
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FAQs

How can I travel from Southampton to Stonehenge?

    There are two modes of transportation to travel from Southampton to Stonehenge, one by train and another by bus. If you are travelling by train, you can board a train from Southampton to Salisbury and then transfer to the Stonehenge Bus Tour, which will directly take you to your ideal destination. On the contrary, if you are thinking of travelling by bus, you can get on the X5 bus from Southampton to Salisbury and then take a Southampton Bus Tour directly to Stonehenge. 

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