The platforms at Salisbury station have their original Victorian glass canopies

Salisbury (Salisbury)


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Salisbury station is located to the west of the town centre and walking to and from the cathedral takes around 15 – 25 minutes.
The best options for accessing the cathedral are to head off on foot or taking a taxi as the local buses don’t stop particularly close to it, or the station.

The walking route is fairly straightforward:
(1) Turn left on exiting the station and walk ahead to the main road, near the junction, there will be a railway bridge over the road.
(2) Turn right and walk down Fisherton Street towards the town centre
(3) Turn right on to High Street and you’ll see the cathedral ahead.

The access from and to the trains at Salisbury station is step free; platforms/tracks 4 and 6, which is where the trains from London usually arrive, are right beside the main station building.
The other platforms at the station are accessed by a subway under the railway lines, which is accessed by ramps at either end.
Though they are fairly steep, so travellers who would have potential difficulties in negotiating stairs with luggage, are advised to arrange traveller assistance.

To Stonehenge:

Salisbury Reds, the local bus company in Salisbury operates the ‘Stonehenge Tour Bus’, it isn’t a conventional bus service, as it only serves the Stonehenge site, the ruins at Old Sarum, the town centre and Salisbury station – where it stops just outside the exit on the forecourt
It also has on-board commentary available in 10 different languages and departs hourly – the journey from the station takes 33 minutes.

Combination tickets are available which include access to Stonehenge and Salisbury cathedral.

No other public transport links are available for travel between Salisbury and Stonehenge.

Train service summary:

Train Operating Company:


South Western Railway

(1) London Waterloo via Andover and Basingstoke
(2) Exeter via Yeovil, Sherborne and Honiton


(1) Cardiff via Bath, Bristol and Newport
(2) Portsmouth via Romsey and Southampton
(3) Great Malvern via Cheltenham, Gloucester and Worcester (occasional service)
(4) Brighton via Southampton, Chichester and Worthing (occasional service)




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