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How to get to Stonehenge by Public Transport

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How to get to Stonehenge by Public Transport

I offer a summary of information against posts asking about Stonehenge, which can be visited easily by public transport. Take the train or the coach to Salisbury, Wiltshire. Places that have a direct rail service to Salisbury include: London Waterloo, Bath, and Southampton (plus intermediate stations).

There is a scheduled bus from the forecourt of Salisbury railway station to the visitor centre at Stonehenge; the bus ticket includes admission to Stonehenge and allows you to bypass the timed entry scheme. On the return leg, the bus also stops at Old Sarum and in Salisbury Market Square, which gives you the ability to make a day of it. See times and prices at www.thestonehengetour.info

If you are travelling with luggage this can be left at the Cat Tavern, South Western Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7RR which is 100m downhill from Salisbury railway station. It is open from 8 AM to 11 PM daily, and charges £4 per item.

Don’t forget that Salisbury has a beautiful cathedral, with an original Magna Carta, and a variety of other historic buildings around the Cathedral Close as well as plenty of places to stay, eat or drink.

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1. Re: How to get to Stonehenge by Public Transport

Very useful to bring this together in one place. I'd just add Portsmouth as a place of tourist interest which has a frequent and reasonably fast direct train service (via Southampton) to Salisbury.

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2. Re: How to get to Stonehenge by Public Transport

Note the Cat Tavern is now closed so for left luggage (taken from another of @PMQuestions threads https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g186… )

Regulars will be aware of a long-standing report that Left Luggage in Salisbury was possible at the Cat Tavern near the Railway station. Please note therefore that The Cat Tavern closed on 11 March 2018 “until further notice”.

I have just spoken to the The Railway Tavern, several doors closer to the Station and in a prominent position as you walk out of the Station and turn left. They offer secure storage for luggage at £3 per item from 0900hrs to 2300hrs daily. (Note - before 1200hrs you will need to ring the bell to drop off luggage.)

(For the avoidance of doubt - please note there is also a Railway “Inn” in Salisbury, which is further away, invisible from the Station – and does not offer left luggage.)

Edited: 13 April 2018, 21:16
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