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Plan your visit to Salisbury

First things first, here’s a map of Salisbury that you can download. 

By Rail

With a direct service to and from London Waterloo, Salisbury is just 90 minutes away from the capital.

There are regular services to London, Bath and Portsmouth and Salisbury is also easily accessible by rail from Exeter, Southampton, Bristol, and Cardiff .

Visit the National Rail Enquiries website or call 08457 484950 for train times and fares.

Rail services to Salisbury are operated by South West Trains or First Great Western.

A community rail partnership promotes the railway line linking Salisbury and Romsey, Southampton Airport and Southampton.

In addition to Salisbury railway station, a station at Tisbury gives access to the area to the west of the district with opportunities for walking and cycling in rural south Wiltshire and to attractions such as nearby Old Wardour Castle.

Other stations nearby at Warminster and Gillingham are a short taxi drive from attractions such as Longleat and Stourhead.

By Bus & Coach

There are regular National Express coach services into Salisbury from London, Heathrow, Gatwick, Bath, Bristol and the Midlands.

The Wilts & Dorset Bus Company offers local bus services to many places of interest in and around Salisbury.

To plan your journey by bus you can always visit the Traveline website.

By Road

London is approximately 2 hours drive away from Salisbury; the Channel ports of Portsmouth, Southampton and Poole are within 50 minutes, Bath is about an hour away and Dover will take you about three hours.

Exeter and the West Country can be reached within two hours, as can the Midlands.

View our map of Salisbury to help plan your journey.

Parking in Salisbury is now easier than ever with five Park and Ride sites.

By Air

Heathrow Airport is approximately 90 minutes away; Gatwick two hours. Southampton and Bournemouth, each less than an hour away, have flights from around the UK and Europe; while Exeter, Bristol and Birmingham airports are also within easy reach.

By Sea

From the Continent, car ferries operate from Caen, Cherbourg, Le Havre, St Malo and Bilbao to either Portsmouth or Poole, which are within an easy hour's drive of Salisbury.

Southampton cruise ship terminal is less than an hour from Salisbury. 

Planning your visit to Salisbury

Before you start planning your trip to Salisbury, we definitely recommend you visit the pages below to get more information on accommodation, things to do and general travel information.

Accommodation Things To Do Shopping Towns & Villages
Wiltshire Hotels Stonehenge Swindon Shopping Swindon
Wiltshire B&Bs Longleat Safari Park Salisbury Shopping Salisbury
Wiltshire Holiday Cottages Salisbury Market Amesbury
Swindon Hotels Family Attractions Bradford on Avon
Salisbury Hotels Seasonal Events
Longleat Hotels Walking Routes

Last but not least, before you plan any trip, it is always a good idea to get the latest travel information.

Wiltshire Highlights

Salisbury Highlights

Greenbank B&B

Greenbank B&B

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St Anns House

St Anns House

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Old Mill

The Old Mill Hotel

The Old Mill Hotel is a 15th century building with features dating back to 1250....

Magna Carta Challenge

Salisbury Escape Room; Magna Carta Challenge

Join the explosion of enthusiasm for real-life escape and detection rooms sweeping...

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