Transport information for University of Surrey

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Train Websites

Great Western Railway

South Western Railway

Great Western Railway (train operating company) - WikipediaThese services run between Exeter St. David's station and major cities such as London Paddington, Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth, and Penzance.They also provide direct services to other destinations in the South West and South Wales.

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Enjoy discounted travel

  • With a 16–25 Railcard you can get 1/3 off rail fares to travel across Britain. 
  • 18+ Student Oyster photocard can save 30% against the price of adult rate travelcards and bus and tram passes. 
  • An annual season ticket will usually offer the best value for money if you are travelling more than 3 days per week.

For students residing in the heart of the city, cycling is a popular and eco-friendly option.

The University previously partnered with Nextbike UK to deliver a network of bikes and docking stations.

In 2024 you will be able to make use of a fleet of over 300 brand-new e-bikes as we join forces with Surrey County Council and Guildford Borough Council to improve sustainable transport options across campus and Guildford.

For more info click here.

Exploring Surrey and beyond is made easy with the extensive bus network.

Buses are a popular and affordable mode of transportation for students. There are several routes specially designed to provide quick and easy links between Stag Hill, Manor Park, Guildford rail station and Guildford town centre. The campuses are conveniently served by numerous bus routes, making it simple for students to commute to lectures or explore the city.

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Planning a trip further afield?

London Heathrow, situated just a short distance from University of Surrey, serves as a vital gateway connecting students and visitors to the vibrant city of Surrey and its surrounding regions. Whether students are heading home during the holidays or embarking on an exciting adventure, the airport offers a range of domestic and international flights. Students can enjoy seamless connections to various destinations, allowing them to explore the world while studying at University of Surrey.

Getting around Surrey is a breeze with well-connected transportation options.

Navigating Surrey is a breeze thanks to its well-connected and versatile transportation options. The Surrey Central Station is the key transportation hub, facilitating easy transfers between various routes. Ashford railway station is the main railway station, centrally located and provides easy access to the heart of the city.

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What train services go through Surrey?

University of Surrey is located close to major rail stations:  Guildford Railway Station and Ashford railway station. For specific routes and schedules, students can check with National Rail Enquiries or the respective train company's official website.

How can I explore Surrey and nearby areas using buses?

Surrey's extensive bus network offers students convenient and cost-effective transportation options. The University's campuses are well-served by multiple bus routes, making it easy for students to commute to lectures and explore the city. As a student of the University, you can leverage student discounts and smartcards to keep your travel costs budget-friendly.

How does the University of Surrey promote sustainable transportation?

The University promotes sustainable transportation through initiatives like encouraging active transportation (walking, cycling), promoting public transportation use, supporting carpooling and car-sharing, organizing sustainable transport events, and partnering with transport providers to improve accessibility and sustainability.