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Travel Information from London to Guildford

distanceDistance27 miles (43 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 27 miles (43 km) to Guildford from London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Guildford.

How to travel from London to Guildford?

There are several buses and trains each day from London to Guildford. It is a busy route that's popular with commuters, so there are extra services during rush hour. The journey doesn't usually take long and is rarely longer than 1 hour and 10 minutes. Buses and trains are available every day of the week including weekends.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Guildford?

The cheapest way to get from London to Guildford is by bus. Several buses leave for Guildford every weekday, with most of them departing just after breakfast, at lunchtime, and around teatime. The same number of buses run on Saturdays and Sundays. Most of the buses from London to Guildford have a journey time of around one hour, with the fastest services taking 50 minutes and the slowest taking 1 hour and 10 minutes, although this may increase at peak times due to rush hour traffic. Every bus is provided by National Express, and they all run directly with no changes. Buses depart from Victoria Bus Station in London and arrive at Egerton Road Bus Station in Guildford.

What is the fastest way to travel from London to Guildford?

Traveling by train is the fastest way to get from London to Guildford. There are dozens of services each weekday, with a similar number on Saturdays and Sundays, and the journey time of the fastest train takes just over half an hour. The longest train can take up to 1 hour and 10 minutes. Most of the trains from London to Guildford are provided by South Western Railway, and all run directly with no changes. The first trains of the day leave very early in the morning, and then there are at least two to three services every hour until late at night. At peak times there can be as many as five trains per hour. Great Western Rail also provides occasional services that have one change and usually take over 6 hours to reach Guildford. They tend to operate only one train a day, that leaves late at night. All of the trains depart from either Waterloo or Paddington in London and arrive at Guildford Train Station.

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Travel from London to Guildford by train

Most of the trains from London to Guildford are provided by South Western Railway. They run at least three trains every hour, from the early hours of the morning until late at night. There are extra services on weekdays, during busy periods such as breakfast-time and teatime. Almost all of their services run directly, but some may have one change in Woking. The journey usually takes from 30 minutes to 1 hour and 10 minutes, but occasionally overnight services may have a stopover that increases the journey time to more than 6 hours and 30 minutes. Great Western Railway also offers one to two services each day, usually late at night or early in the morning. They all have one change, in Reading, and can take up to 5 hours and 40 minutes. Trains depart from Waterloo Station or Paddington Station in London and arrive at Guildford Train Station. 

Travel from London to Guildford by bus 

All of the buses from London to Guildford are provided by National Express. There are around eight buses per day, every day of the week. The fastest service leaves in the middle of the night and takes just over 50 minutes while the longest leaves in the late afternoon and takes over 1 hour. All of the services run directly and have no changes, and they leave at all hours of the day and night. National Express coaches to Guildford depart from Victoria Bus Station, which is in central London and is close to several underground and train stations. They arrive at Egerton Road Bus Station which is 1.7 miles outside of central Guildford. Buses leave for Guildford town center every 15 minutes and have a journey time of 20 minutes. There are also various bus services to Guildford Railway Station, which is approximately 12 minutes away. 

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FAQs
How do I get from London to Guildford?

There are 2 ways to get from London to Guildford: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from London to Guildford?

The cheapest way to get from London to Guildford is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Guildford:

A bus is generally $11 (€9) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $22 (€18) from London to Guildford.

What is the quickest way to get from London to Guildford?

The fastest way from London to Guildford is by train with an average journey time of 32 min.

There are alternative travel options to Guildford that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h.

What is the distance from London to Guildford?

The London to Guildford distance is around 27 miles (43 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Guildford?

The average frequency per day from London to Guildford is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from London to Guildford as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Guildford?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Guildford:

  • Buses mostly leave from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and tend to arrive in Guildford, Egerton Road.
  • Trains most often depart from London at London Victoria and arrive in Guildford at Guildford.
Which travel operators can get me to Guildford from London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Guildford, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Guildford by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express London to Guildford tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).
  • Travel with South Western Railway to go to Guildford by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find South Western Railway London to Guildford tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).
Can I find a direct route to Guildford from London?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Guildford with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with National Express.

Direct services to Guildford tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where should I go next after I travel from London to Guildford?
Omio customers who travel from London to Guildford often also extend their vacation to go to Luton, Manchester or Brighton and Hove. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Guildford and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between London and Guildford online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Guildford, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $10 (€9) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€18) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking London to Guildford tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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