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London to Stratford-upon-Avon by Train, Bus and Car

How to get from London to Stratford-upon-Avon


Details of how to get from London to Stratford-upon-Avon by various forms of transportation. Use these information resources to plan your journey.
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London to Stratford-upon-Avon by Train

UK Travel Tip The cheapest train fares are those designated "Advance" - how far in advance depends upon the journey as most rail companies offer advance fares on a first come first served basis. Advance tickets are usually sold as one-way or "single" tickets. Whether or not you buy advance tickets, always compare the "single" ticket price to the round trip or "return" price as it is often cheaper to buy two single tickets rather than one round trip ticket.

Trains leave about every two hours (five trips per day in each direction) for Stratford-upon-Avon Station from London Marylebone Station. The trip takes 2 hours 15 minutes, with advance round trip fares starting about £10.

London to Stratford-upon-Avon by Bus

UK Travel Tip National Express offers a limited number of "funfare" promotional tickets that are very cheap (£6.50 for a £39.00 fare, for example). These can only be purchased on line and they are usually posted on the website a month to a few weeks before the trip. It is worth checking the website to see if "funfare" tickets are available for your chosen journey.

National Express run sevral coach trips a day to Stratford-upon-Avon Riverside Bus Station from London Victoria Coach Station . The journey takes 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours and costs £24. Tickets can be booked online and there is usually a 50pence booking fee.

London to Stratford-upon-Avon by Car

Stratford-upon-Avon is 104 miles northwest of London via the M4, M25. M40 and A46 roads. It takes 2 hours 15 minutes to drive. Keep in mind that gasoline, called petrol in the UK, is sold by the liter (a little more than a quart) and the price is usually more than $1 a quart.

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