Serving a busy commuter town with trains to the City

Guildford station opened in 1845 and serves the town of Guildford in Surrey with services to London Waterloo, Reading and Portsmouth.

Important information – Coronavirus

In line with government guidance, all non-essential retailers in our managed stations have closed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

Where possible, supermarkets and pharmacies have stayed open to allow customers to purchase essential items.

Facilities including ticket offices, information points, lost property and the stations themselves may be operating reduced opening hours to facilitate the reduced timetable.

Our staff are working hard to keep key workers and vital supplies moving across Britain; please help keep them and yourselves safe by only travelling if it is essential.

Visit our coronavirus page for more information.

Guildford station

Guildford track improvements

This Easter we’re improving the railway around Guildford to provide better journeys for millions of passengers.

These improvements mean all lines in the Guildford area will be affected by improvement work between Friday 10 and Sunday 19 April 2020.

Please visit our Guildford track improvements page for further information.

Station opening hours

Monday – Saturday: 01:00 – 04:00
Sunday (Sunday times can vary): 01:00 – 06:00

Tickets and travel information

National Rail Enquiries
03457 48 49 50

Textphone: 0345 60 50 600
Welsh language line: 0345 60 40 500


Station enquiries

General station enquiries: 0345 6000 650

Find your way around using the Guildford station map (PDF)

British Transport Police

The British Transport Police office is located on Platform 1.

For assistance call 0800 40 50 40 (24 hours) or speak to any member of station staff. In an emergency call 999.


Car parks are located on Guildford Park Road and Walnut Tree Close. Parking prices are available on the National Rail enquiries website.

Sat nav / route finder postcode: GU1 4UT


If you want to take your bike on a train, please check with the train operator first.

Bike storage is available near the Walnut Tree Close exit. There are 378 covered spaces available.

Cycle hire

Brompton Dock operate a cycle hire scheme from Guildford station, more information can be found by visiting or calling 0208 232 3931.

Car hire

Car hire is available outside the Walnut Tree Close exit to the station from Hertz Car Rentals. More information can be found online or by calling 01483 536677.


For information about trains to and from Clapham Junction visit National Rail Enquiries or call 08457 48 49 50.


Information about local bus routes on the Surrey County Council website


Taxis are available from the Guildford Park Road and Walnut Tree Close exits from the station.

Tickets and information

Ticket office

Ticket office opening times:

Monday – Friday 06:10 – 22:00

Saturday 06:10 – 22:00

Sunday 06:20 – 22:00

Ticket machines

The main ticket office is located near the Walnut Tree Close exit to the station and ticket machines are also available near the Guildford Park Road exit.


The station information desk is located near the Walnut Tree Close exit to the station.

Toilets and baby care

Toilet facilities are available on platform 1.

Lost property

If you lose an item on a train, please contact the train company.

For items handed in at the station, please call customer services on 0345 6000 650

Waiting room

Waiting rooms are located on platforms 3-8.

There are seats on all platforms.


Wi-Fi is not available at this station.

Cash machines

There are ATMs located in the station concourse near the Walnut Tree Close exit.

Water fountain

The water fontain is located on platform 2 adjacent to the public toilets and the telephone box

Click on the link below to search for food, drink and shopping outlets at Guildford station.