Getting To Wiltshire By Car
It’s easy to get to Wiltshire if you are travelling by car.
The north of Wiltshire and Swindon is conveniently accessible from London or Heathrow Airport by using the M4.
The M3 connects London to the A30 and A303 roads, which serve the south of the county, including Salisbury and Stonehenge.
From the Midlands and the North, the best route is by the M5 to the Almondsbury interchange near Bristol and then into Wiltshire by the M4, A4 or A36.
There is also easy access to Wiltshire if you are arriving into the seaports of Portsmouth, Southampton, Poole or Weymouth.
Where can I hire a car in Wiltshire?
Car hire is widely available from all major airports serving Wiltshire. Rhino Car Hire will provide you with competitive car hire quotes and if you are heading to Swindon then Sixt Car Rental is on hand. There are also car hire centres in and around Salisbury.
If you fancy something luxurious, and perhaps a bit different then self-drive classic car hire is available from Vintage Classics based in Melksham. They can offer a variety of vehicles including a Triumph Stag or Aston Martin. They also have suggested itineraries helping you to explore some of the quieter driving lanes Wiltshire has to offer.
Help planning your routes around Wiltshire
You can plan your routes using the handy journey planner by Connecting Wiltshire or use some of our suggested itineraries to help you decide where you’d like to visit.
The majority of Wiltshire’s attractions have car parking facilities however for visits to the Cathedral Close in Salisbury we recommend that you use one of Salisbury’s five Park and Ride Sites, which operate Monday-Saturday.
Further details of car parks in Wiltshire, including prices, maps and postcodes can be found on the Wiltshire Council website or contact one of Wiltshire’s tourist information centres for further details or parking arrangements.