Travel to Stratford upon Avon by coach with National Express

Coach travel to Stratford upon Avon

Frequent, daily services straight to the heart of Stratford

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Getting cheap tickets to Stratford upon Avon

If you’re looking for a quick and affordable journey to Shakespeare's hometown, your best bet is to book with National Express. Scroll up to see your travel options to one of Britain’s most historic areas.

Travelling from the capital? You can enjoy a simple coach journey from London Victoria to Stratford upon Avon in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Things to do in Stratford upon Avon

While Stratford is known for its historic Shakespearean landmarks and rich theatre experiences, there's still a lot more to enjoy. 

From punting out on the beautiful canals, to enjoying a drink in pubs dating back as far as the 1400s, you'll find English heritage and culture is alive and well in this classic market town. 

After all, the 2.5 million people that visit Stratford upon Avon every year can't all be wrong.

Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Follow Shakespeare's fascinating life story at this first of five historic family homes in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Explore Shakespeare’s childhood world in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon. Hear tales of his time from costumed guides and his words come to life through dedicated resident actors.

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

Savour the rural beauty of the thatched cottage where Shakespeare’s wife grew up and lived for many years.

This is where William and Anne’s romance blossomed and is an essential part of his story. See original pieces from the home and discover over 500 years of history from thirteen generations of this quaint cottage's residents. 

Shakespeare's New Place

Walk in the bard's footsteps in the family home from 1597 until he died there in 1616.

Discover the beautiful gardens and specially-commissioned artworks in the latest exhibition, with plenty of activities on hand for children too.

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