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There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station Ra2

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Bus, line 32 bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station Ra2
  2. Take the line 32 bus from Friary Bus Station to Shere, Village Hall 32

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Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gomshall

Line 111 bus, line 465 bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cromwell Road Bus Station 111 / ...
  2. Take the line 465 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Dorking station 465

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere 29.3 miles

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere 29.3 miles

Towncar  •  34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Shere 29.3 miles

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere by bus and train

The journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Shere is around 1h 52m and covers a distance of around 34 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 29 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by First and First Great Western Service, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere service departs from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arrives in Gomshall. Typically 90 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 23m
Layover time:
29 min
Total time:
1h 52m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 23m
Journey distance:
34 miles
Services per week:
90
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:40
Last service departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere bus and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, September 28, 2021

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) → Shere
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shere is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Shere is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Shere is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Shere. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Shere, Village Hall via Friary Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Shere. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station and arriving at Gomshall via London Paddington and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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It is 17 miles from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere. It is approximately 29.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere without a car is to bus which takes 2h 3m and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere bus services, operated by First, depart from Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere is to bus which takes 2h 3m and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £27 - £70 and takes 2h 36m.

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  • Distance: 17.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

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

First operates a bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Guildford station hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 1h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere via London Paddington Train Station, London Paddington, and Reading in around 2h 36m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
Train from Reading to Gomshall
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£9 - £13
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£16 - £27
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hants & Surrey
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Shere, Village Hall
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach in Hants & Surrey
London Buses

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cromwell Road Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Dorking station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£70 - £90
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
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Shere
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hants & Surrey, arrive at Shere, Village Hall station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Gomshall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere is 29 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shere.

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