Getting to Thorpe Park Resort


We're just 20 miles from Central London, with plenty of transport links between Junctions 11 and 13 of the M25 (but for reasons unknown to us, you can't get here from J12).


Here’s the address for working out your quickest route.



Staines Road



KT16 8PN


Using GPS?

With our postcode, some Sat Navs aren’t so savvy and may lead you to Norlands Lane so keep a lookout for the big coaster track over our main entrance on Staines Road. 

Regular South West Trains run from Waterloo direct to Staines, which is the recommended railway station for travelling to THORPE PARK Resort.

You can see Staines Railway station on Google maps here, and zoom out to see where it is in relation to us.

Approximately 5 trains run per hour to and from London Waterloo, with a journey time of between 30 to 50 minutes. Staines can also be reached directly via other mainline stations:

  • Reading: Trains run approximately every 30 minutes with a journey time of 46 minutes, and a less frequent service running on Sundays.
  • Weybridge: Trains run approximately every 30 minutes with a journey time of 29 minutes, and a less frequent service running on Sundays with 1 train every hour.
  • Windsor & Eton Riverside: Trains run approximately every 30 minutes with a journey time of 14 minutes.

Please note: Oyster cards, contactless payment cards and Freedom Passes are not valid for travel to Staines on South Western Railway services. Please make sure you have a valid train ticket for your entire journey.

From Staines Railway station The 950 Express Bus then operates to THORPE PARK Resort running every 15-20 minutes - details of which can be found in the Bus section below.(Please note TFL Oyster cards are not accepted on these routes - see Bus section below for all pricing and payment options)

Call 08457 48 49 50 for Network Rail timetables, or visit the South West Trains website for details, train times and prices for getting to and from Staines Railway station.

Calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras.

Live train times for Staines Railway Station can also be found on the South West trains website and mobile apps.

Alternative route

An alternative route to THORPE PARK Resort is available via Chertsey Station, with 2 trains running every hour to Chertsey from Waterloo via Staines, except on Sundays when there is 1 train every hour.

You can then catch the 446 Bus from Heriot road (see bus map in bus section below). See where Chertsey Railway station is in relation to us on Google Maps.

THORPE PARK Resort is within easy reach of London. From the M25 take junctions 11 or 13* and follow A320 to THORPE PARK.

Before you travel, check out the very latest travel news with Highways England, or use Google maps to find a route.

Car parking

All directions on where to Park when you arrive will be clearly signposted on the day of your visit.

You can download the THORPE PARK car park map.

Please note that the car park at THORPE PARK Resort is a paid for facility.

Car Park Charge £7*

Buy your car parking tickets in advance here.

Disabled Parking is available and conveniently located close to the admissions area (see the map above for the location)

Premium Merlin Annual Pass Holders £Free*
Just scan your Annual Pass at the car park exit

*Please note, if purchasing in advance online or through the THORPE PARK Resort Official App, parking is £7. On the day at the ticket office or Fastrack outlet, parking is £8 or at the barrier on exit, parking is £10. Prices are subject to change.

Staines Bus Station (Elmsleigh Shopping Centre) is a 5 minute walk from Staines Railway Station. 

All buses to THORPE PARK Resort depart from Stand 2

The blue 950 THORPE PARK Express Bus departs directly from Staines Railway Station running every 15-20 minutes and will also stop by stand 2 at Staines Bus station before driving directly to THORPE PARK Resort.

Stand 2  Elmsleigh Bus Station (Staines)

From Chertsey (Heriot Road) - take the 446 towards THORPE PARK

From Staines  -take the 950461 / 446 to THORPE PARK

From Woking - take the 446 to THORPE PARK

From Thorpe Park -take the 950 / 461 towards Staines Bus and Rail Station.

950 THORPE PARK Express Bus

The 950 Bus service provides a frequent, fast shuttle service between Staines rail and bus stations and Thorpe Park when Thorpe Park is open.

Click to download  

950 THORPE PARK Express timetable

THORPE PARK Express route map.

The Sullivan 950 Buses have many discount fares available, including through ticketing from National Rail Stations, and group travel, but standard fares between Staines Rail Station and Thorpe Park for 2015 are:

Adult/person aged 12 or over : £2.70 single; £3.70 return*.
Child aged 5-11 (inclusive) : £2.20 single; £2.70 return*.
Child aged 0-4 (inclusive) : No

Please note you cannot use Oyster Cards on this service – Cash only - *see website for up to date pricing.

For more information on the 950 Express Bus service please visit the website here

For more information on the Traveline call 0871 200 22 33, or visit the Traveline website.

Calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras.

There are loads of great cycle routes to get to THORPE PARK Resort from the local surrounding area, including Staines, Weybridge & Chertsey.

Visit the Surrey Council website for an interactive map showing how to get to THORPE PARK via cycle routes in and around the local area.

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