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The map below shows the meeting place for the Stratford Town Walk and Stratford Ghost Walk. Meet on Waterside, by a lamppost close to the swan fountain, 200 yards in front of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and opposite the junction of Sheep Street. The ‘blue balloon’ shows the location for the swan fountain. Please scroll below the map for travel information to Stratford upon Avon by car, bus, train and air.

Travel Information to Stratford upon Avon by Car
Stratford upon Avon is a 15 minute drive from junction 15 of the M40. When leaving the M40 take the A46 towards Stratford.
From the North the M40 can be accessed from the M6 and M42.
From the North East the M1 leads to the M69 then the A46.
From the South West M5 take junction 9 Tewkesbury/Evesham and follow the A46.
From the South (Oxford) use A3400 towards Shipston on Stour, then on to Stratford upon Avon.

Travel Information to Stratford upon Avon by Bus
For up-to-date information click on a link below to see operator details:

National Express 


Travel West Midlands 

Travel Information to Stratford upon Avon by Train
Stratford upon Avon (central) train station is a 5 minute walk from the town centre. Other nearby stations are Stratford Parkway (10 mins by taxi), Warwick Parkway (20 mins by taxi), Leamington Spa (20 mins by taxi), Coventry (30 mins by taxi) and Birmingham International (45 mins by taxi).

For up-to-date pricing and timetables contact National Rail Enquiries, Tel: +44 845 748 4950.

For the best deals on rail fares in the West Midlands visit: West Midlands Railway

Travel Information to Stratford upon Avon by Air
Birmingham International Airport is a 45 minute drive from Stratford upon Avon. It is also possible to connect to Stratford by car, bus and rail from London Gatwick and Heathrow airports. Click on the operator links below for more information:

Birmingham International

Gatwick Airport 

Heathrow Airport 

Hotels in and around Stratford upon Avon
Travelodge – Stratford upon Avon – CV37 0BF