How to get here
The University of Surrey is based in Guildford, in the south east of England. It is easily accessible by road and rail, and is a short distance from both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
Stag Hill is the main campus, it is situated close to the Guildford mainline train station and within a short walk of the town centre.
If you are using sat nav please enter the postcode GU2 7XH.
Manor Park is a few minutes drive from the main Stag Hill campus. Go out of the main university entrance and straight ahead under the A3 and across the next two roundabouts into Gill Avenue, which also leads to the Hospital and Research Park. Proceed to the top of Gill Avenue and turn left into Manor Park. There are also regular bus services from the main campus.
If you are using sat nav please enter the postcode GU2 7YW.
Hazel Farm is about two miles north of the University in an estate just off the A322 Worplesdon Road.
If coming from the University, join the A3 for one junction towards London then follow the A322 towards Bagshot through Stoughton and at the first small roundabout turn right onto Cumberland Avenue. Hazel Farm is made up of the following roads: Hamilton Drive, Hamilton Close, Hamilton Place and Oregano Way.
If you are using sat nav please enter the postcode GU2 9PL.
Open days visitors
If you are attending an open day, read our travel and parking information for open day visitors.
Guildford is on the main line between London Waterloo and Portsmouth. Half-hourly train services run from Guildford to Waterloo, with journey times of around 40 minutes. For further information, go to the National Rail website.
Getting to campus from the station
Walking: You can walk from the station to Stag Hill campus within around 10/15 minutes (dependant on where on campus you are headed). Follow Google maps.
Bus: Stagecoach have taken over from Arriva and now the number 1 and 17 runs between the station and the various university locations. The earliest service is at approximately 6am and the last bus is just before midnight. On Sundays there is a reduced service.
Taxi: From main (eastern) exit.
Guildford is 30 miles south-west of London, on the A3 London-Portsmouth road.
From the London direction
If approaching from London or the M25 (Junction 10), remain on the bypass (A3) until you reach the exit signed to the Cathedral and University. The campus is very close to this junction. Simply follow the signs to the University, being careful not to follow signs to the Town Centre.
On the A322 or A323
If approaching on the A322 or A323 from Bagshot or Aldershot, at the A3 roundabout take the exit signed to Portsmouth, and then turn off the A3 at the first exit (signed to the Cathedral and University).
From the A281 or A3100
If entering Guildford from Horsham (A281) or Godalming (A3100), leave the central gyratory system at the exit signed for Farnham (A31). After approximately 200 yards, at the mini-roundabout, take the first turning right into Guildford Park Road, and continue along Madrid Road and The Chase for a mile. At the next roundabout, take the third exit for the University entrance.
If you are using a sat nav please enter the postcode GU2 7XH.
Visitors may park in the pay-and-display car park which is signposted from the main entrance to the University. Find out more.
Via London Heathrow
RailAir coaches connect Guildford railway station with Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 and Heathrow Central Bus Station every hour from early until late, seven days a week.
Alternatively, National Express coaches travel between Woking station and Heathrow Airport Terminals 2,3 and 5 (with onward connections to Terminal 4) 18 times a day. There are frequent trains from Woking to Guildford, check National Rail.
Via London Gatwick
Gatwick station is positioned in the South Terminal of the airport and provides direct rail-air link trains to Guildford hourly between approximately 5:15am (6am on Sundays) and 11pm. check the National Rail website.
- If you do need to drive to the Vet School open day, please head to Manor Park car park on our Manor Park campus. The car park is around five minutes’ walk from our main Vet School building on Manor Park campus.
- If you do need to drive to the School of Health Sciences open day, please head to our Priestley Road car park (GU2 7YH), which is located next to our School of Health Sciences main building.
When this car park is full, you will be directed to local pay and display car parks in Guildford town centre. From these car parks, you can walk to the train station and catch the free shuttle bus to Manor Park campus and the Vet School open day.
Roads around Manor Park campus are likely to be particularly busy on these days, so please consider this when planning your journey.
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. This car park is for limited stay only and camera controlled.
Parking for disabled visitors
If you need a disabled parking space, please ask a parking marshal when you arrive at Manor Farm car park. They'll then direct you to the most suitable place to park.
View more information for open day visitors with disabilities or special access requirements.