There are 5 ways to get from Hastings to Guildford by train, bus or car

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Train via Tonbridge  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Redhill
  3. Take the train from Redhill to Guildford

$41 - $64

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 023 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford National Express

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$43 - $62

Train, line 89 bus, bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Haywards Heath
  2. Take the line 89 bus from Haywards Heath, Market Square to Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) 89
  3. Take the bus from Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) to Guildford, Millbrook 63 / ...

$44 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Hastings to Guildford 78.2 miles

$16 - $25

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No, there is no direct bus from Hastings to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) and arriving at Guildford via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hastings to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Hastings and arriving at Guildford via Tonbridge and Redhill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Hastings and Guildford is 57 miles. The road distance is 78.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Hastings to Guildford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Hastings to Guildford, including transfers.

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Hastings to Guildford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) station.

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Hastings to Guildford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Hastings station.

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The best way to get from Hastings to Guildford is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Hastings to Guildford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Guildford station.

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Hastings to Guildford train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Guildford station.

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Map of how to get from Hastings to Guildford.
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  • Distance: 56.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Hastings, England and Guildford, England?

You can take a train from Hastings to Guildford via Tonbridge and Redhill in around 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hastings to Guildford via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Hastings to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Tonbridge to Redhill
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Haywards Heath
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Redhill to Guildford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Bus operators
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from Haywards Heath, Market Square to Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Horsham, Bus Station (Black Horse Way) to Guildford, Millbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, Priory Meadow (Shopping Centre) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hastings to Guildford is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Hastings to Guildford.

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