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Trains from London to Guildford

Guildford is 36 miles from London. There are at least four trains from London to Guildford every hour. The journey takes between 33 and 38 minutes. All trains depart from London Waterloo and arrive at Guildford Station. London Waterloo Station is situated on Waterloo Road, on the south side of the Thames, just over the bridge from Westminster. Guildford Station is situated on Walnut Tree Close. This is a 16-minute walk from the centre of Guildford, its High Street and Guildford Castle. South West Trains operate the trains on this route.

Taking the Train from Guildford

Guildford station is just to the north of the town centre over the bridge. It is easy to walk to from the high street, or local bus services are available for those with heavy bags or children. Parking at Guildford station is notoriously problematic, so it is probably sensible not to take the car. Late at night and early in the morning, it may be advisable to book a taxi to avoid missing the more sporadic trains from Guildford to London.

Getting into London by Train

Trains from Guildford to London arrive at Waterloo which is centrally located, just to the south of the river Thames. The train station is well connected to other parts of London via the tube network and local bus routes. Popular attractions close to Waterloo include the London Eye, the National Theatre and The Old Vic play house. There are also plenty of restaurants and pubs nearby as well as convenient (but pricey) accommodation. Covent Garden is just across the river and is served by local buses but the 15 minute walk over Waterloo Bridge is a very pleasant one offering splendid views of the Capital.

Travel Tips

Trains from London to Guildford
Travel by train to Guildford easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Guildford.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from London to Guildford?
You can find a cheap train from London to Guildford for some dates and times for as low as £16  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from London to Guildford cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Guildford train prices are on average £16  one way.
What is the distance between London and Guildford via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Guildford via train to be approximately 27 miles (43 km).
What is the average London to Guildford train duration?
The London to Guildford train duration is on average 32 min, which is to be expected when travelling 27 miles (43 km) between London and Guildford. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in London goes to Guildford? Which train station do I come into Guildford from London?

Some of the London train stations to Guildford you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Guildford include Guildford and London Road (Guildford).

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Guildford.

Where is the train station in London to go to Guildford? Where is the train station in Guildford located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Guildford and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (501 m) from the train station to the city centre in Guildford.

What train providers go from London to Guildford?
Take the London to Guildford train with South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from London to Guildford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Guildford from London a day?
The average number of trains departing London for Guildford is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When should I buy London Guildford train tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between London and Guildford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £16 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from London to Guildford a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Guildford
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Guildford.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139