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Stratford-upon-Avon, England, United Kingdom

How much does it cost to travel to Stratford-upon-Avon?

You should plan to spend around $179 (£144) per day on your vacation in Stratford-upon-Avon. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $48 (£39) on meals
  • $16 (£13) on local transportation
  • $216 (£173) on hotels

A one week trip to Stratford-upon-Avon for two people costs, on average, $2,506 (£2,012). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $179
    £144
  • One Week Per person
    $1,253
    £1,006
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $2,506
    £2,012
  • One Month Per person
    $5,371
    £4,311
  • One Week For a couple
    $2,506
    £2,012
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $5,012
    £4,024
  • One Month For a couple
    $10,741
    £8,622
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Stratford-upon-Avon cost?

A one week trip to Stratford-upon-Avon usually costs around $1,253 (£1,006) for one person and $2,506 (£2,012) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Stratford-upon-Avon on average costs around $2,506 (£2,012) for one person and $5,012 (£4,024) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Stratford-upon-Avon will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Stratford-upon-Avon on average costs around $5,371 (£4,311) for one person and $10,741 (£8,622) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Stratford-upon-Avon has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Stratford-upon-Avon expensive to visit?

Prices in Stratford-upon-Avon are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Stratford-upon-Avon is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Pamukkale or Inner Hebrides.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Stratford-upon-Avon Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Stratford-upon-Avon?

The average Stratford-upon-Avon trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Stratford-upon-Avon travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) £173 ($216)
Local Transportation 1 £13 ($16)
Food 2 £39 ($48)
Entertainment 1 £21 ($26)
Tips and Handouts 1 £1 - 2 ($1 - 2)
Alcohol 2 £7 - 20 ($8 - 25)
Accommodation Budget in Stratford-upon-Avon
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Stratford-upon-Avon is $108 (£87). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Stratford-upon-Avon is $216 (£173). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $108
    £87
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $216
    £173

Hotel Prices in Stratford-upon-Avon

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Stratford-upon-Avon based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $113. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Stratford-upon-Avon
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Stratford-upon-Avon is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $16 (£13) per person, per day, on local transportation in Stratford-upon-Avon.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $16
    £13

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Flights to Stratford-upon-Avon
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Food Budget in Stratford-upon-Avon
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Stratford-upon-Avon can vary, the average cost of food in Stratford-upon-Avon is $48 (£39) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Stratford-upon-Avon should cost around $19 (£16) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Stratford-upon-Avon is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $48
    £39

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What did other people spend on Food in Stratford-upon-Avon?

Typical prices for Food in Stratford-upon-Avon are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Stratford-upon-Avon, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.


  • Cheese & Crackers
    £7.00


Entertainment Budget in Stratford-upon-Avon
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Entertainment and activities in Stratford-upon-Avon typically cost an average of $26 (£21) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $26
    £21

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What did other people spend on Entertainment in Stratford-upon-Avon?

Typical prices for Entertainment in Stratford-upon-Avon are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Stratford-upon-Avon, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.


  • Warwick Castle (2)
    £59
  • Lunch
    £12
  • Lunch for 2
    £17


Tips and Handouts Budget in Stratford-upon-Avon
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in Stratford-upon-Avon is $1.56 (£1.25) per day. The usual amount for a tip in Stratford-upon-Avon is 10% - 20%.


  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers
    $1.56
    £1.25


Alcohol Budget in Stratford-upon-Avon
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $17 (£13) on alcoholic beverages in Stratford-upon-Avon per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $17
    £13

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What did other people spend on Alcohol in Stratford-upon-Avon?

Typical prices for Alcohol in Stratford-upon-Avon are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Stratford-upon-Avon, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.


  • Beers
    £8.00


Water Budget in Stratford-upon-Avon
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • On average, people spend $5.45 (£4.38) on bottled water in Stratford-upon-Avon per day. The public water in Stratford-upon-Avon is considered safe to drink.


  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    $5.45
    £4.38


Stratford-upon-Avon On a Budget
Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford upon Avon, England
Stratford-upon-Avon is a historic town in the English county of Warwickshire with a population of about 25,000. It sits on the River Avon and is famous as the home town of William Shakespeare. Today it is home to the Royal Shakespeare Company and a popular destination for those hoping to see a show. Much effort has been made to preserve the historical buildings that date back to Shakespeare's time and the city's quaint character and historic appeal make it one of the most popular tourist destinations in England. Every year thousands of visitors travel to the area to experience its interesting culture and history.

The town has a temperate maritime climate that is common throughout the British Isles. Temperatures stay moderate throughout the year and rain is spread evenly year around. The average summer highs are around 22 degrees Celsius and the average winter lows are around freezing.
Sights
The most obvious attraction in town is Shakespeare's Birthplace. It's located on Henley Street and is the most likely location of Shakespeare's birth as well as his home in the early years of his life. It has been restored in 16th century decor using many authentic items. Other sights worth visiting in the area include Ann Hathaway's Cottage, Holy Trinity Church, where Shakespeare is buried, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the Wyrd Museum and Henley Street Theatre, and the Stratford Butterfly Farm. The Falstaff Experience is the largest museum in town and offers ghost tours of this famous haunted building in the evenings.
Neighborhoods
There are several streets of interest for tourists. Henley Street is one of the oldest streets in the city and where you will find the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Sheep Street runs from Ely Street to the Waterside and was a residential quarter in the 16th century. Waterside and Southern Land is between the foot of Bridge Street and the Holy Trinity Church. It follows the River Avon and is where you will find the Waterside Theatre.

Activities
There are many relaxing activities that you can enjoy while you're in town. Many visitors like to hire a row boat and take a trip along the river. There's also the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, which is an excellent place to watch a show, although tickets sell out quickly. If you're traveling with children, then you can check out plays that are put on by The Royal Shakespeare Company in the courtyard theatre. They are kid friendly with no swearing or adult content. Another interesting place to visit is Tudor World. It is set in a Tudor Building and lets you see what Tudor England was really like.

There are many different walking tours around town as well. The Stratford Town Walk is a daily guided tour that offers a great introduction to the town. The walk starts on Waterside by the Swan Fountain and lasts for a couple of hours. Other interesting tours of the town include the Terrifying Tales with the Master of the Macabre and the Stratford Town Ghost Walk.
Food and Dining
Food options in town range from local cuisine to international. You can find Thai, Italian, sandwiches and tapas. If you're on a tight budget then there is a fish and ship shop across the street from the RSC, by the river. The Black Swan is also a favorite pub for visitors to the area. If you want a local restaurant that is popular with the locals then check out Vintneron Sheep Street. It's more expensive, but of very high quality.

Transportation
The town is small and compact, making it an easy place to explore on foot. You can easily walk to most of the main sights and attractions. There are also daily walking tours of the town that go by the major attractions of the area, including Holy Trinity Church. These walks, called the "Stratford Town Walk", offer a great overview of the town. If you're not interested in walking, there are also open top bus tours that go by most of the main attractions and the town center. The tours also take you out of town so that you can see the local countryside as well as Anne Hathaway's Cottage in Shottery and Mary Arden's House in Wilmcote.

Cycling is also a great way to see the area. There are many cycle paths around town and through the countryside. The Stratford Greenway is about 5 miles of trail at the edge of town. It used to be part of the rail network until the 1960s and it has now been converted into part of the Sustrans National Cycle Network. If you don't have your own bike, you can rent one from Stratford Bike Hire on Seven Meadows Road.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.


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