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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam X18 / ...

£45 - £68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam X18

£16 - £20

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Evesham  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Evesham
  2. Take the bus from Greenhill, Victoria Avenue to Stratford-upon-Avon, NatWest Bank X18

£41 - £59

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon 102.5 miles

£15 - £23

Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon by subway, train and bus

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Stratford-upon-Avon is around 2h 52m and covers a distance of around 105 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 14m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Chiltern Railways and Stagecoach Midlands, the Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon service departs from Waterloo station and arrives in Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam. Typically 113 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 52m
Fastest journey time:
2h 14m
Journey distance:
105 miles
Services per week:
113
Cheapest price:
£45
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
22:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon subway, train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Waterloo Station → Stratford-upon-Avon
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stratford-upon-Avon is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Stratford-upon-Avon is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Stratford-upon-Avon. However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam via London Victoria Coach Station and Coventry, Sainsbury's. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 31m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Stratford-upon-Avon is 84 miles. The road distance is 102.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 23m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Stagecoach Midlands, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 83.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

You can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Stratford-upon-Avon via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station, and Coventry, Sainsbury's in around 6h 31m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Midlands
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, station to Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Midlands
Bus from Greenhill, Victoria Avenue to Stratford-upon-Avon, NatWest Bank
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Midlands
Bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxfam
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach Midlands
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Coventry Pool Meadow
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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