Getting Here: By Road
Rutland benefits from a central location in the heart of England, which makes accessing the county very easy. It is well served by major A-roads and lies a convenient distance from major motorways.
If you are travelling by car, Rutland lies just off the A1, roughly half way between London and York. The A47 from Leicester to Peterborough also passes through the county.
London to Oakham is approximately 2 hours drive
Stamford to Oakham is approximately 20 minutes drive
Peterborough to Oakham is approximately 40 minutes drive
Getting Here: By Rail
Oakham, the county town of Rutland, has its own railway station providing visitors with excellent rail connections to the rest of the country. Rail services are run by East Midlands Trains. Connections from Oakham are available to Peterborough, Leicester, Nottingham and beyond.
Oakham has a daily direct service to London St Pancras Int Station, so you can leave London after work and be in rural Rutland in around an hour and a half!
Please check operator website for further information on prices and travel times. For East Midlands Trains website click here.
When You're Here: Bus
There are many bus routes taking you around the county of Rutland and to the closest cities. View Rutland bus timetables here.
For further travel information contact Traveline: 0870 608 2 608
When You're Here: Taxi
Spend time exploring Rutland’s delights at your leisure. With modern 4, 6 and 8 seater vehicles to take you and your friends to seek-out Rutland’s beauty – and tarry awhile!
It may be helpful for you to be taken to an attraction and be collected later, or arrange a short tour of the area. Alternatively, let Berridge Taxis transport you to one of Rutland’s superb hostelries where your party can socialise and be collected later – much later!