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Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit to Guildford.

Stay

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See & Do

You can search for things to see and do in Guildford.

Travel information

Guildford is just 40 minutes from central London and very easy to reach whether you are travelling by car, train, airline, coach or bus. Use the links below to find out more before you travel.  

Tune in to BBC Surrey - Travel You Trust - for latest on roads and rail http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcsurrey

By Air

Guildford is perfectly located between Heathrow and Gatwick International Airports.  Travel from London City Airport is also easy by train.  Luton and Stansted airports - both located north of London are approximately 2 hours away.

To travel from Gatwick Airport to Guildford use National Rail or South West Trains.

To travel from Heathrow Airport to Guildford use National Express coach to Woking and then transfer to National Rail train from Woking to Guildford.

To travel from London City Airport to Guildford use Transport For London and then National Rail or South West Trains from London (Waterloo).

Public Transport

By Train

South West Trains offer

Visit South West Trains Website for latest offers

Take a look at these useful links if travelling to Guildford from outside the South of England

From Ferry Ports

Use National Rail

Bus Information

By Road

Surrey has a comprehensive road network, which is busiest from 8am to 9.30am and from 4.30opm to 6.30pm.  Leisure travellers should try to avoid these peak commuter times if possible.  Local radio stations such as BBC Surrey (104.6 and 104fm) give regular travel updates.  Websites which may be helpful are:

Parking

Shopmobility

By Rail

By Bicycle

By Taxi

Taxi ranks can be found outside all mainline stations.  

Maps

  • For maps including walking, cycling and public transport, including to and from town from the University of Surrey (ideal for students) go to the TravelSmart website

Guildford Tourist Information Centre has stock of maps of Guildford and the surrounding area, as well as bus and train timetables subject to availability. For additional help before journey, do call 01483 444333 or email us for help and advice.