Transfer from Heathrow Airport to Stratford-upon-Avon
Stratford Upon Avon is a town in Warwickshire and also the administrative center of Stratford-on-Avon District. It is known worldwide as William Shakespeare’s place of birth. It’s origins are Anglo-Saxon and it greatly developed as a market town in the Middle Ages. Due to association with the name of Shakespeare, Stratford is a famous landmark, visited by over two million tourists each year. Basically, most tourists come here to learn more about Shakespeare, to visit the house where he was born, the school where he studied etc. Near City Hall you can see a beautiful statue of the poet, donated by actor David Garrick. The town’s center, where most of the tourist attractions are grouped, is pretty small and can be covered by foot. Some of the most beautiful of this attractions are the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Nash House and Guild Chapel, which we have shortly described bellow:
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre was opened in 1932. This is the place where the Royal Shakespeare Company to stages bard scenes.
Nash House is located within New Place area, and is the house where Shakespeare retired in 1610 and where he died in 1616, and now houses the museum of local history.
On the wall near the chapel altar Guild Chapel, which dates from the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, a frightening scene of Judgement is displayed, painted shortly after Shakespeare’s death.
Transfer from London Heathrow Airport to Stratford-upon-Avon by Rail:
In order to get a transfer from London Heathrow Airport to Stratford-upon-Avon by rail, you need to take the Heathrow Express Service to London Paddington in a journey that will last approximately 16 minutes. From Paddington Station you will be able to take the tube to Oxford Circus Station from where you will have to take another tube to Euston Station. Once arrived at Euston Station you will have the possibility to take another train to Birmingham Street Station. Finally, at Birmingham Street Station you will find a direct connection to Stratford-upon-Avon offered by the National Rail Service. Other transport options include taking a taxi transfer from Paddington Station, Oxford Circus Station, Euston Station or Heathrow Airport to Stratford-upon-Avon.
Transfer from London Heathrow Airport to Stratford-upon-Avon by Car:
In order to get from Heathrow Airport to Stratford-upon-Avon by car, you have to take the M40 motorway. The distance between Heathrow Airport and Stratford-upon-Avon is of 90.7 miles.
Transfer from London Heathrow Airport to Stratford-upon-Avon by Taxi:
A Taxi Transfer from London Heathrow Airport to Stratford-upon-Avon with 247 Airport Transfer will take approximately 2 hours. The Heathrow Airport transfer to Stratford-upon-Avon will cost approximately 118 GBP for a saloon car.