How to travel from London to Guildford

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from London to Guildford

You can get from London to Guildford by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Guildford on Sep 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMLondon1h00 09:30AMGuildford, Egerton Road
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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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Guildford is approximately 27 miles (43 km) away from London.

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