The nearest train station to Stonehenge is Salisbury station. From there, the distance between Salisbury station and Stonehenge is less than 9 miles. As well as taxis and private car hire, there are a number of cheaper bus services that serve the route to and from this iconic landmark. The Stonehenge Bus Tour (usually an orange double-decker) operates a Hop-on, hop-off service to Stonehenge with an average journey time of about 30 minutes.
The popular journey from London to Stonehenge is easily accessible by taking a train from London Waterloo to Salisbury station. The service is operated by South Western Railway and there are trains every half an hour. From Waterloo, the train journey plus the bus transfer from Salisbury to Stonehenge can take just over two hours in total, leaving you with plenty of time to explore this mythical British landmark.
For an added slice of adventure, you could also travel to Stonehenge via Bath Spa. There are trains from London to Bath from Paddington station every 30 minutes and the journey time is around an hour and a half. And once you've explored the ancient Roman city and its stunning surroundings, Bath to Salisbury trains run frequently and take less than an hour.
|Weekdays||05:30 - 20:00|
|Saturday||06:20 - 19:30|
|Sunday||08:10 - 20:00|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Toilets notes||<p>The Baby changing facilities are located in the toilets on Platform 4 </p>|
|Customer Service notes|
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
|Customer help points||Available|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Car parking spaces||287|
|Cycle storage spaces||84|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
Car park, platform 4 and platform 6
Secure Cycle compound for Season Ticket holders
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
There is step free access to all platforms. Access to platforms 5 (for trains to Cardiff and the West of England) and 6 (for some services to Basingstoke and London Waterloo) are via level access.
Access to all other platforms is via a subway with steep ramps. A staff operated powered wheelchair is available for customers who have difficulty using the ramps. Please speak to our assisted travel team or a member of station staff.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
Despite all the advances in technology and architecture in the UK, Stonehenge remains one of the most intriguing structures ever built. Situated in Wiltshire, its history and construction continue to be shrouded in mystery, making it a popular destination for locals and tourists alike.
According to most, Stonehenge is believed to have been ancient burial ground with human bones dating back to as early as 3000 BC present on the site. Despite this, there are many theories out there which claim other motives for the presence of this landmark.
Stonehenge is managed by English Heritage while the land which it sits on is looked after by the National Trust.