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Commute from Godalming / Guildford / Farnham

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anniegrierson Tue 02-Feb-16 14:08:28

We are moving to the Surrey area this summer, my daughter is going to a school in Bramley and my son to a school in Farnham. My husband has to commute into the city. Any advice on the best place for us to site ourselves, I would like my husband to be able to walk to a station and get a seat. We are thinking of Godalming. If he wanted to travel in from Guildford but we lived outside how would he get to the station?. Thanks in advance.

fiorentina Tue 02-Feb-16 21:49:36

I commute from Godalming and usually manage to get a seat. I walk to the station, parking is not good at the station, there's a long waiting list for a parking season ticket. I occasionally drive to farncombe as parking can be easier.

I like living here and find commuting to the city no problem, so many people do it here.

lazysummer Tue 02-Feb-16 22:53:21

Farnham is very nice, and a bit cheaper than Guildford. It's a good commute- about an hour. People like Godalming too, and Guildford has more going on. They are all very attractive towns, to be honest.

travailtotravel Tue 02-Feb-16 23:08:14

Farncombe an option. Godalming OK. Can't always get a seat on the way but depending when coming back has to be prepared to stand unless you can get to station about 15 mins before departure time.

CandleWithHair Tue 02-Feb-16 23:12:37

You will never get a seat on a train from guildford! But it's a great town otherwise.

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