5. How to get to Guildford from the Airports
Please note...You should buy tickets before boarding the train.
There are direct trains from Gatwick to Guildford. The rail station is linked directly to the South Terminal, and is a few minutes from the North Terminal by free transit train. Rail information and ticket desks are located in the station and in the arrivals areas of both terminals.
A bus service operates between Gatwick's North and South Terminals. The service will run every three minutes during the day (04.00 to 18.00) and every six minutes at night. Please allow 20 minutes to transfer between terminals during this period.
Trains to Guildford run every hour at three minutes past the hour e.g. 12.03, 13.03, 14.03 etc; These are the trains from Gatwick to Reading, operated by First Great Western. The journey takes approximately 45 minutes. Off Peak Fares are £9.40 per journey. The return trains run similarly but at ten minutes past the hour e.g. 13.10, 14.10, 15.10 etc.
Trains run frequently between Woking & Guildford railway stations and a fast and frequent (and luxurious!) bus service will take you from Heathrow terminal 5 and Heathrow Central bus station (for terminals 1-4) to Woking station.
This bus service arrives / leaves Woking from immediately outside the railway station. Buses run up to every 30 minutes and it takes approximately 50 minutes. Fares are: single £9, day return £12, return £18.
Trains from Woking to Guildford leave frequently e.g.11.02, 11.05, 11.32, 11.35 and return 13.02, 13.17, 13.32, 13.47. Fares: £2.90 per journey on South West Trains.
The Woking bus services call at the Heathrow central bus station, which is a few minutes' walk from Terminals 1, 2 and 3 via underground walkways; and Terminal 5 and a limited number of services run to Terminal 4. (Passengers using these terminals can also transfer free to or from Heathrow Central (for the bus station) by Heathrow Express or Heathrow Connect train.) The Heathrow bus station is open 24 hours a day and the travel centre is open from 06:00 to 22:30. Baggage trolleys are available and there is a lift to the underground level.