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There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford by bus, train, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station RA2 - Railair

£20

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Train, subway  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Waterloo station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

£21 - £62

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford 26.7 miles

£65 - £80

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford 26.7 miles

£4 - £7

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Guildford 26.7 miles

£80 - £110

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station station and arriving at Guildford station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Guildford via Paddington station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Guildford is 17 miles. The road distance is 26.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford without a car is to bus which takes 1h 4m and costs £20.

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The bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station takes 1h 4m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford bus services, operated by First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley, depart from Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford train services, operated by Heathrow Express, depart from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford bus services, operated by First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley, arrive at Guildford station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford.
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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 4m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Guildford, England?

First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley operates a bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station hourly. Tickets cost £20 and the journey takes 1h 4m.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
TfL Rail
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20
Website
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Majestic Cars UK Limited
Phone
+44 207 1276 550
Website
majestictaxis.com
Hounslow Minicab
Phone
+44 208 577 1111
Website
hounslowminicab.co.uk
Heathrow Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3475 8961
Website
taxi-from-heathrow-airport.co.uk
Airport Taxis & Transfers
Phone
+44 7808 789 089
Jayride
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Guildford
Estimated price
£80 - £110

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Guildford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford is 27 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Guildford.

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There are 445+ hotels available in Guildford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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