Guildford bus station
Friary bus station stands 6–15
General information
LocationCommercial Road
Guildford
Coordinates51°14′15″N 0°34′34″W / 51.23763°N 0.57608°W / 51.23763; -0.57608Coordinates: 51°14′15″N 0°34′34″W / 51.23763°N 0.57608°W / 51.23763; -0.57608
Operated bySurrey County Council
Bus stands22
Bus operatorsCarlone Buses
Compass Bus
Falcon Buses
Safeguard Coaches
Stagecoach South
White Bus Services
ConnectionsGuildford station 500 m (550 yd)

Guildford bus station serves the town of Guildford, Surrey, England. Also known as the Friary bus station, it is located on the east side of the Friary Shopping Centre.

Description

Guildford is served by many bus routes from Woking, Aldershot, Godalming and other local places in Surrey. The main bus station, which is the terminus for all routes heading into Guildford, is on Commercial Road (off North Street). It has 22 stands with stands 1–15 accessed from the covered area adjacent to the Friary Centre and 16–22 situated alongside Commercial Road. All arriving buses off-load passengers at the entrance to the station.[1]

The bus station was refurbished in 2010 with Guildford Borough Council and Surrey County Council investing in the improvements.[2]

Service operators

Principal bus companies operating from the Friary are:[3]

Guildford park and ride buses on the Commercial Road stands
Guildford park and ride buses on the Commercial Road stands

Stagecoach operates services 1 and 2 on contract to Surrey University, linking the two campuses, Royal Surrey County Hospital, and the principal student residential areas. It also operates the park and ride services using a fleet of nine electric buses.[4]

References

  1. ^ Guildford Friary Bus Station Archived 29 November 2014 at the Wayback Machine Surrey County Council 2013
  2. ^ Guildford bus station gets makeover BBC News 2 March 2010
  3. ^ "Guildford, Godalming and Haslemere bus timetables". Surrey County Council. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Guildford park and ride services to benefit from nine new low emission electric buses following £1.5m government boost". Get Surrey. Retrieved 3 August 2021.