Living in Aldershot

Aldershot is a large town situated in the Rushmoor Borough located just ten miles west of Guildford. It is increasingly popular with students and often the most affordable location of choice due to its easy transport links to and from Guildford, alongside the bustling town atmosphere.

Local area

Aldershot is a busy commuter town, with plenty to see and do. Whether you make the most of the sport it has on offer, or delve in to the vast range of cuisines it has on offer. The nightlife is also lively, with plenty of pubs, bars and clubs to take you picking.

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You can also get up-to-date local event and information from the Get Hampshire and Visit Hampshire websites.


A desirable area for students and young professionals, Aldershot will appeal to those looking for cheaper accommodation, in a lively area.

Average rental prices per calendar month (PCM):

 One bedroomTwo bedroomsThree bedroomsFour bedrooms
Per property£750–£950£1,100–£1,300£1,550–£1,750£2,250–£2,450
Per person£750–£950£550–£650£500–£585£560–£600


The excellent transport links between Guildford and Aldershot include:


  • Trains depart twice hourly to and from Guildford with a journey time of 17 minutes
  • A direct train link connecting Aldershot to London Waterloo in approximately 50 minutes

Visit the South West Trains website for more information.


Buses run every 10–15 minutes with an estimated journey time of 65 minutes. View a map of bus routes.


Cycling the eleven-mile route can take between 50–60 minutes. View the route on the RouteYou website.

Agency details

Belvoir01252 328384102 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JX
Bridges01252 36150179 High Street, Aldershot 
Fosters 01252 344333122 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JX
Leaders 01252 344002114 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JX
Martin & Co01252 311974173 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JU
Romans01252 743726167 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JT
Townends01252 332284130 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JX
Smartmove01252 317508147 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JW

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