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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Shere by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Guildford  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford
  2. Take the train from Guildford to Gomshall

Cheapest option

Train, line 465 bus  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Surbiton
  2. Take the line 465 bus from Surbiton StationClaremont Rd to Dorking, The White Horse 465

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorking
  2. Take the train from Dorking Deepdene to Gomshall

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Shere 34.9 miles

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Shere 34.9 miles

Waterloo Station to Shere by train

The train journey time between Waterloo Station and Shere is around 1h 19m and covers a distance of around 38 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. The fastest train normally takes 50 min. Operated by South Western Railway and First Great Western Service, the Waterloo Station to Shere train service departs from London Waterloo and arrives in Gomshall. Typically 111 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
51 min
Layover time:
28 min
Total time:
1h 19m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
50 min
Train distance:
38 miles
Trains per week:
111
Cheapest price:
£19
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:09
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Shere train schedules

Waterloo Station → Shere
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shere is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Shere is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Shere is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Shere is to taxi which costs £180 - £220 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station to Shere. However, there are services departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Gomshall via Guildford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Shere is 25 miles. The road distance is 34.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Shere without a car is to train via Guildford which takes 1h 31m and costs £18 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Waterloo Station to Shere, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Shere train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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Waterloo Station to Shere train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Gomshall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Shere is 35 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Shere.

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  • Distance: 24.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Shere, England?

You can take a train from Waterloo Station to Shere via Guildford in around 1h 31m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Guildford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £27
Train from London Waterloo to Dorking
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £20
Train from London Waterloo to Surbiton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £11
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £11
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Gomshall
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from Dorking Deepdene to Gomshall
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£4 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£7 - £10
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Surbiton StationClaremont Rd to Dorking, The White Horse
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Shere
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
£180 - £220
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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