Getting there

The University of Surrey is a short distance, and easy taxi journey, from both London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports. Other transport options from the airports are listed below.

From London Heathrow
Heathrow is situated 24 miles and a 30-minute taxi ride from the university. There are also rail-air link coaches that leave Terminal 2 for Woking railway station from 06.30 to 22.50, also picking up from Terminals 1, 3 and 4. Between 06.35 and 20.30 they run approximately every half an hour, otherwise it is an hourly service. Journey time to Woking is one hour. There are frequent trains from Woking to Guildford. For further information call National Rail Enquiries on +44 8457 484950.

From London Gatwick
Just 36 miles from the university, taxis from Gatwick take about 45 minutes. Alternatively, Gatwick railway station is accessible from the airport’s South Terminal and provides direct rail-air link trains to Guildford hourly between approximately 05.15 (06.00 on Sundays) and 23.00. For further information, call National Rail Enquiries on +44 8457 484950.

By train
Guildford is on the main railway line between London Waterloo and Portsmouth. Half-hourly train services run from Waterloo to Guildford, with journey times of 40 minutes. For further information, call National Rail Enquiries on +44 8457 484950.

Taxi services

  • Liphook Cars and courtesy cabs based at the station – +44 1428 723 723
  • Maple Cars Liphook – +44 1428 769 015
  • Apple Cabs Ltd – +44 1428 722 044