Stonehenge is located near Salisbury on the Salisbury Plain, just off the A303 and two miles west of Amesbury. It isn’t the easiest of attractions to get to from London which is why a lot of tourists will opt for an organised tour. Driving from London to Stonehenge can take a couple of hours, but it is definitely worth the time – it just depends on how you want to get there.
Stonehenge location Map
What is the address for Stonehenge
The address for Stonehenge is: Stonehenge, Salisbury, SP4 7DE so if you are using satnav to get to Stonehenge the post code you need to use us “SP4 7DE”.
What county is Stonehenge in?
Stonehenge is located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 8 miles north of the city of Salisbury.
What road is Stonehenge on?
Stonehenge is on the A303, which is a main road so its not easy to stop on the road side to get a longer glimpse of the famous Stones. However, there are laybys you can pull into, or you can pull off into the car park at Stonehenge which is a short distance off the A303.
How far is it from Salisbury to Stonehenge?
It is approximately an 18-minute drive (9.3 miles) from Salisbury to Stonehenge or just a 20-minute bus journey.
Is there an entry fee for Stonehenge?
If you want to get up close to the Stones then there is a fee for entry as it is no longer free to see Stonehenge up close. You can get into the car park at Stonehenge for free and see the Stones from a distance, but you will need to purchase a Stonehenge ticket to get up and close to the Stones.
How much is the Stonehenge tour bus?
There is a tour bus that goes from Salisbury Station to Stonehenge. They run approximately every hour from 10 am until 4:30 pm, and the cost is about £29 for an adult (includes bus and entrance) or £23 for a child (includes bus and entrance fee).
Different ways to get from Salisbury to Stonehenge
You have two options for taking a bus from Salisbury to Stonehenge, one is by public bus, and the other is by a tour bus. The public bus option involves National Express, and the journey takes approximately 20 minutes and is a reasonable £10 return journey fare. Unfortunately, that doesn’t include entrance fees into Stonehenge, and you will also have to pre-book the coach – but with this, coaches go from 6:45 am through till 10:00 pm.
If you want to take the tour bus option, this is approximately £29 for an adult (includes entrance fees and bus) or £23 for a child (includes entrance fees and bus). The available timings for Stonehenge tours like this is from 10 am through till 4:30 pm (approx.).
You can walk from Salisbury town centre to Stonehenge, it is approximately 9.2 miles, and it is estimated to take approx. Three hours and 5 minutes. There are public footpaths, bridleways and country lanes, and the Stonehenge walk is pretty spectacular with beautiful views of the River Avon and the stunning Wiltshire countryside. The walk can take you past Salisbury Cathedral and up past Old Sarum Castle. There are some fabulous pubs, alongside some of the great cottages and converted mills, all on display. Some people take a walk there and then organise a taxi back to the train station (approx. £20 for a car carrying 4 people).
You can get a taxi from Salisbury Station very quickly, the cost for a standard car that can carry four people is approximately £20. Unfortunately, at present, Uber doesn’t operate in Salisbury, so you will need to call the taxi company on arrival at the station. However, there are often taxi’s there or pre-book.
Is there a car park at Stonehenge?
There is a car park at Stonehenge. It is free to park at Stonehenge, although at peak times there is a fee, however it is refundable if you purchase a ticket on the day to Stonehenge.