Open days travel advice
Information for planning your journey to an open day. Roads around campus are likely to be particularly busy on these days, so please consider this when planning your journey.
How to find us
Travel by train
Direct trains from London Waterloo to Guildford station take around 40 minutes.
Search for train times and tickets on the National Rail Enquiries website.
Once you arrive in Guildford station, hop on our free open day shuttle bus which will leave from Guildford train station and then visit the Piazza (Stag Hill campus), Surrey Sports Park (Manor Park campus), Vet School (Manor Park campus) and Manor Park Reception (for Health Sciences and Medicine (Graduate Entry) open day).
Travel by car
The University offers free on-site parking which will be signposted. Parking on campus is limited, but there are pay and display car parks close to campus.
- Stag Hill and GSA open day: Stag Hill campus (please enter GU2 7XH into your sat nav to find us)
- Health Sciences and Medicine (Graduate Entry) open day: Kate Granger Building and Manor Park (please enter GU2 7YH into your sat nav to find us)
- Vet open day: Manor Farm car park behind Bright Horizon Nursery (GU2 7XU). From this car park, it is a short walk to the School of Veterinary Medicine and this route will be clearly signposted.
Please note: open day car parking is not available in the Surrey Sports Park car park or at the Research Park or Royal Surrey Hospital. These car parks are for limited stay only and are camera-controlled.
If you need a disabled parking space, please ask a parking marshal when you arrive at our car parks. They'll then direct you to the most suitable place to park.
Find out more about accessibility on campus.
When our car parks are full, you will be directed to local pay and display car parks (PDF) in Guildford town centre. We will also have a free shuttle bus service running every 15 minutes from Guildford train station, to bring you to campus.
Travel by bus
If you live locally, the number 1 and 17 Stagecoach bus will be running but won’t be coming onto campus. The nearest stop will be the Cathedral.
Free shuttle bus
We will have a free shuttle bus service running every 15 minutes. This shuttle bus will run between Guildford Train Station, Piazza (Stag Hill campus), Surrey Sports Park (Manor Park campus), Vet School (Manor Park campus) and Manor Park Reception. If you are visiting the Health Sciences and Medicine (Graduate Entry) open day, you will need to get off the bus at Manor Park Reception and follow the short walk to Kate Granger building.