Stonehenge tours from London

A wide range of tours from London every day of the year including Special Access/ Inner Circle tours

Stonehenge Tours from London

The world famous Stonehenge is situated around 90 miles (145 kms) west of Central London. Taking into consideration traffic in London it is best part of a two hour journey for a tour bus. Stonehenge tours from London are plentiful and varied from a variety of operators.

Stonehenge is isolated and not served by public transport. If you just want to see Stonehenge it is both quicker and cheaper to take a tour bus than travel independently.


Because of the travel time out to Stonehenge and the fact few people need more than one - two hours at Stonehenge, the vast majority of tours to Stonehenge from London are full day tours that combine Stonehenge with one or two other major attractions. One of the most popular of these tours is the Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath tour.


Special Access tours to Stonehenge are tours that operate outside normal opening hours, taking you beyond the ropes so you can walk amongst the stones themselves.

For the rest of this page we go through the broad choices of tour from London to Stonehenge, available on the market.


Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath Tours

The Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath itinerary is the most popular itinerary for a day tour from London that visits Windsor Castle. There are several tours every day of the year including Christmas Day when Windsor Castle isn't even open!

Pulteney Bridge Bath

Pulteney Bridge Bath


Although the basic itinerary of two hours at Windsor, under two hours at Stonehenge and 75-90 minutes at Bath is fairly constant there are tweaks to this format between the tours available.


All but the International Friends small group tours have the visit to Stonehenge after Windsor Castle, arriving around lunch time or late afternoon depending on season.


The International Tours Small Group tour has Stonehenge as the first stop and is normally the first tour bus to arrive at Stonehenge from London each morning. Windsor being the last stop of the day.

The standard full size bus tours typically use around a 50 seat touring coach to operate their tours. It is a long day whatever Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath tour you travel on and there is little time to linger.

The standard large bus tours as well as visiting Windsor, Bath & Stonehenge tour have an additional lunch stop option at Lacock. This routing offers some very nice English countryside and time in a very nice village off the beaten tourist track with lunch in a 14th century historic village pub.


A cheaper option, without pub lunch is available. This tour includes entry into the Roman Baths at Bath.


Windsor, Stonehenge, Lacock & Bath Day Tour From London Ticketing
Windsor, Stonehenge & Bath Day Tour From London Ticketing

Small Group Windsor, Stonehenge & Bath Day Tour From London Ticketing

Just Stonehenge tours

If you just want to see Stonehenge then the trip will still take around 5 hours of your time from London. There are afternoon tours leaving London around lunch time and between April and October morning tours leaving London around 8.15am.

Morning Tour To Stonehenge From London Ticketing

Afternoon Tour To Stonehenge From London Ticketing

Stonehenge & Bath tours

For many, 90 minutes at Bath on a tour visiting also Windsor and Stonehenge is not long enough. Missing out Windsor results in you getting a full 3 hours and more in Bath.


The biggest single attractions in Bath are the Roman Baths and things Georgian / Jane Austen era, but there is so much to see and do for many their priorities for sightseeing are elsewhere.


The good news is that there is a tour for either requirement, one tour that includes admission to the Roman Baths, one the Jane Austen Centre, and another that just lets you do your own thing with no tickets included in Bath.

Stonehenge & Bath Day Tour From London Ticketing
Stonehenge & Bath Day Tour From London Ticketing
Stonehenge & Bath Day Tour From London Ticketing

Oxford and Avebury - alternative destinations to twin with Stonehenge

Although Windsor, Stonehenge and Bath is the most popular itinerary, there are alternatives, such as these two tours below, combining with Avebury or Windsor and Oxford.

Stonehenge and Avebury Tour From London Ticketing
Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford Day Tour From London Ticketing

Small Group Stonehenge tours - ideal for those who are into the mystical/alternative Stonehenge

If you are more impressed with the mystical and alternative than viewing major tourist attractions, the small group tours are probably going to be the right solution. These tours will visit the other Neolithic sites like Avebury, and alternative Glastonbury and also get you off the tourist trail and seeing some of the delightful English countryside in this area.

Small Group Stonehenge, Glastonbury & Avebury Day Tour From London Ticketing
Small Group Salisbury, Stonehenge & Avebury Day Tour From London Ticketing
Small Group Lacock, Bath & Stonehenge Day Tour From London Ticketing

Special Access Inner Circle Stonehenge tours

All the tours further up the page enter Stonehenge during public opening hours of Stonehenge. On these visits you have to stand behind a low rope several yards from the stones themselves. Outside of public opening hours there are very limited sessions where you can actually walk among the stones. These sessions are very early morning or evening so on a tour it is either a very early start from London or a late return in the evening.

Stonehenge Special Access With Lacock & Bath Day Tour From London Ticketing