Stonehenge Tours from London

Explore an area of the UK that has fascinated millions around the world for generations. Each of these exciting Stonehenge tours from London offers the chance to get up close with the intriguing rock formation and learn of its fascinating history. One that has been speculated by experts for centuries.
Visit London Editors
Written by Visit London Editors 24 May 2024
The Stone Circle at Stonehenge
See the Stone Circle at Stonehenge on a day trip from London.

See Stonehenge and feel its power on an exciting day trip from London. Book Stonehenge tickets today to discover the mystery of the prehistoric monument as you learn about the many theories explaining its origins and purpose. 

How to book Stonehenge tickets?

Book your Stonehenge tour from London tickets in advance to guarantee entry.

Buy tickets just for Stonehenge, for a half-day tour with return transport or for a variety of coach trips that include Stonehenge.

Windsor Castle. ©Peter Packer/Royal Collection Trust/His Majesty King Charles III 2023.

Combine your trip to Stonehenge with an excursion to Windsor Castle, a royal residence and fortress for more than 900 years, and Bath, a beautiful UNESCO-listed city steeped in history. This tour includes the option of all admissions and entry to the Roman Baths, where you can view the incredible remains of one of the greatest spas of the ancient world, centred around Britain’s only hot spring. Duration: 12 hours

Where:

Stop Z6, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W 0DH

Price:

From £79.00

Discover the Roman Baths, the remains of one of the greatest spas of the ancient world. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

See two UNESCO World Heritage sites in one tour. Wander around Stonehenge's famous monoliths before exploring the ancient city of Bath on a walking tour. See the stunning 15th-century Bath Abbey, beautiful Georgian architecture and the iconic Pulteney Bridge. This tour includes entry to the Roman Baths. Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes

Where:

Golden Tours Visitor Centre, Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SH

Price:

From £79.00

Bodleian Library in Oxford. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.
In addition to visiting iconic Stonehenge and historic Windsor Castle, trace the footsteps of famous students who have graced Oxford University on this escorted tour with an experienced guide. This day trip includes return coach travel from London, plus admissions to Windsor Castle and Stonehenge. Duration: 11 hours
Where:

Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SH

Price:

From £79.00

Aerial view of Salisbury Cathedral. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.
Discover Windsor Castle's rich royal history, learn the fascinating theories behind Stonehenge and admire one of England’s finest Gothic cathedrals at Salisbury. Coach travel and entry to Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Windsor Castle are included on this escorted tour. Duration: 12 hours
Where:

Golden Tours Visitor Centre, Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, SW1W 9SH

Price:

From £79.00

Stonehenge. Image courtesy of Golden Tours.
Visit Stonehenge and marvel at one of the world’s most famous landmarks, one that has been puzzling historians for thousands of years. Unravel its remarkable features in an audio-visual 360-degree experience and try to work out how and why it has stood the test of time.
Where:

Salisbury, SP4 7DE

Price:

From £20.90

See Stonehenge at sunset. Image courtesy of Golden Tours.

Once loved by the Romans as the ultimate wellness and relaxation destination, the city of Bath has fascinating historic and iconic architecture to discover on a walking tour. After your promenade, tuck into a delicious two-course dinner at a local restaurant before heading to the famous stone circle. Enjoy a private viewing away from the crowds as the sun sets in the distance. Duration: 12 hours

Where:

Golden Tours Visitor Centre Victoria, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SH

Price:

From £169.00

Stonehenge. Image courtesy of Golden Tours

Transport yourself to ancient times with a Lithodomos Ancient World Multimedia Guide, an interactive itinerary with self-guided maps that shows 360-degree reconstructions from four phases of Stonehenge's history. Uncover fascinating stories, myths and legends along with fun facts and infographics from top historians.

Windsor Castle in winter. Image courtesy of Golden Tours.

Have an unforgettable Christmas this year with a day trip from London to four iconic UK destinations. Explore historic Salisbury, the enigmatic Stonehenge, the charming city of Bath and the royal market town of Windsor. All of this is paired with a delightful three-course Christmas lunch with all the trimmings. Duration: 11 hours

Explore the beautiful city of Bath at Christmastime. ©Dyana Wing So/Unsplash.
After ticking off top landmarks and exploring quaint cobblestone streets in Bath, enjoy a delicious two-course meal at a tasty local establishment. Afterwards, head to Stonehenge for a private viewing of the stone circle. Duration: 10 hours 

What is there to do at Stonehenge?

Stonehenge is shrouded in mystery, and no one knows whether it was a temple for sun worship, a healing centre, a burial site or a huge calendar. Walk around the stones and decide for yourself.

The Stonehenge visitor centre houses permanent and temporary exhibitions which more than 250 artefacts. Some from the time of the Stonehenge builders, and many items that have been found on-site over the years. The changing special exhibitions have included everything from contemporary art, photography and archaeological treasures.

To get a better understanding of how experts have visualised the monument, unravel its remarkable features by purchasing an audio-visual 360-degree experience. This multimedia guide offers self-guiding maps and reconstructions of the ancient landmark.

How far is Stonehenge from London?

Stonehenge is located around 90 miles from London.

Where is Stonehenge and how can I get there from London?

Stonehenge is located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 90 miles (145km) west of London. You can travel there in around two hours by road, or an hour and a half by train (followed by a bus from Salisbury station to the Stonehenge site). The easiest way to take a day trip from London to Stonehenge is via one of the coach tours above.

Do you need to book tickets to Stonehenge?

You must book tickets to visit Stonehenge. Booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Can you do Stonehenge as a day trip from London?

 A tour to Stonehenge from London is easily doable, and it's the perfect day trip to experience whilst using London as a base. Stonehenge is a world-famous site worth visiting, and it can be reached by road in two hours from central London.

How much is a tour of Stonehenge from London?

Tours from London to Stonehenge vary in price, depending on whether you choose to purchase standalone Stonehenge tickets or book a Stonehenge tour as part of a package deal to visit other historic destinations such as Windsor, Oxford and Salisbury. Check out the tours listed on this page to find out how much London to Stonehenge tours cost.

How much time should I spend in Stonehenge?

The iconic Stonehenge monument can be explored at your own pace, but we recommend around two hours. This allows time to explore Stonehenge and see the ancient monument up close and browse the gift shop for souvenirs afterwards.

Can you just walk up to Stonehenge?

As a protected historic site, you cannot walk up to Stonehenge during normal day-to-day hours. Booking a ticket guarantees access to the site along with the many other fascinating exhibits in the visitor centre.

What is the best day of the week to visit Stonehenge?

Weekdays are generally the best time to visit Stonehenge. The site is usually at its quietest during the spring and autumn months.

Find more fantastic day trips from London or take a look at the best sightseeing tours within the city.