How to get to Whipsnade Zoo
We're the UK's biggest zoo, set in 600 acres of beautiful parkland on the Chiltern Hills near Hertfordshire, north of London, the Zoo is home to more than 10,000 animals, many of which are endangered in the wild.
Whipsnade Zoo address
Our full address is Whipsnade Zoo, Whipsnade, Dunstable, LU6 2LF.
Getting to the Zoo by car
Only 20 minutes from the M25 (junction 21), Whipsnade Zoo is signposted from the M1 (junction 9 and junction 12) and all major roads - just follow the elephant on the above map.
Getting to the Zoo by bus
Centrebus local bus services 40 and 40A operate from Dunstable to Whipsnade Zoo. A Whipsnade Zoo Group Ticket is available offering up to 5 people travelling together unlimited travel on the day of purchase in the Luton & Dunstable Zone plus to and from Whipsnade Zoo on services 40 and 40A. See Centrebus website for full details including costs, route maps and timetables.
When visiting Whipsnade Zoo by car there are two options:
- You may park in our free external car park and walk around the Zoo
- You may drive into the Zoo for an extra charge and park in specified areas around the Zoo