Stratford-Upon-Avon flights and travel guide

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Reasons to fly to Stratford-Upon-Avon

Journey to the banks of the River Avon for the quaint country peacefulness of Stratford Upon Avon. England flights wouldn’t be complete without a visit to this birthplace of William Shakespeare, one of Britain’s most famous sons. After your flight to England lands, explore the local Shakespearean history or head out to the beautiful Cotswolds in the Warwickshire countryside.

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Stratford-Upon-Avon Travel Information

You might not have enough time to read the Complete Works of William Shakespeare during your trip to Stratford-upon-Avon, but be sure to pick up one of the Bard’s classics before your Stratford-upon-Avon flight so that you can fully appreciate a visit to his homestead. The town is full of buildings, taverns, performance spaces and churches that are connected to England’s most famous playwright in one way or another: The Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare’s grave at the Holy Trinity Church and his birthplace round out a complete itinerary that’ll turn you into a Shakespeare expert before the end of your Stratford-upon-Avon trip.

Though Stratford-upon-Avon is ideal for walking tours with its pristine natural beauty and carefully preserved historic charm, take a break and step inside for some live theater and performance art while you’re in town. The Royal Shakespeare Company is world-renowned for the quality of its productions, and Stratford-upon-Avon’s Civic Hall is open to local music, dance and theatre acts.

Grab a cheap flight to Stratford-upon-Avon during October for the Stratford on Avon Music Festival, which provides several performances over the festival’s course of nine days.

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Stratford-Upon-Avon airports

You can’t book a direct flight to Stratford-upon-Avon, but the following airports are nearby and provide means of transportation to the quaint English town:

Birmingham International Airport (BHX): The airport is located 35 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon

Manchester Airport (MAN): The airport is located 60 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon

London Heathrow Airport (LHR): The airport is located 95 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon

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Melisse Hinkle
A New England native but explorer at heart, Melisse has lived in four U.S. cities, spent a summer in Hawaii, made her way through wine-producing regions in Australia and New Zealand, and traveled around Europe while studying abroad in London. She is the Content Manager for the U.S. and Canada at Cheapflights.
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