The following section contains information for those wishing to travel to and from Walton-on-Thames.
London Heathrow: Taxi is the most convenient way to travel to and from all terminals at London Heathrow Airport. Journey time is around 20 minutes by car. Walton-on-Thames.org recommends Swan Cars (tel. +44 (0)1932 230830). Walton to London Heathrow is around £25 by taxi. London Heathrow can also be reached by bus from Monday-Friday using the 555 or 556 service operated by Travel London. Journey time is typically an hour and ten minutes.
555 Timetable: http://www.abellio.co.uk/media/1353/555-timetable.pdf
London Heathrow is also connected to the London Underground (Tube) network, with connections into London. Travel via London Underground takes quite some time. Your journey can be planned online using the Transport for London website. Transport for London: http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk
London Gatwick: The most convenient and cost effective way to travel between Walton-on-Thames and Gatwick Airport is by train. London Gatwick airport is served by Southern Trains and Gatwick Express. Those wishing to travel between London Gatwick Airport and Walton-on-Thames should take the Southern Trains service towards London Victoria Station, changing at Clapham Junction station. From Clapham Junction, board a train travelling towards either Woking via Weybridge (platform 11) or Basingstoke (platform 9), stopping at Walton-on-Thames. Check the information signs to ensure that you board the correct service. Gatwick Airport can also be reached by taxi. Walton-on-Thames.org recommends Swan Cars (taxi company; tel. +44 (0)1932 230830.
Walton-on-Thames is served by South West Trains. The town is located on the main line between London Waterloo and Portsmouth. Walton is served by up to four services – two stopping and two semi-fast – per hour.
Pictured above: Railway Station, Station Road, Walton-on-Thames.
To plan your journey visit the National Rail website: http://www.nationalrail.com
South West Trains: http://www.southwesttrains.co.uk
Walton-on-Thames railway station is around a 20-30 minute walk from the town centre. A taxi rank is located outside of the front of the station. Visitors arriving from London wishing to use a taxi should leave the station and cross under the station using the subway. A short ride to Walton with a metered taxi will cost in excess of £3.00.
The 555 and bus operates a service between Walton Railway Station and the Town Centre
Walton-on-Thames has two taxi ranks, one located outside of the front of Walton-on-Thames Railway Station, the other in New Zealand Avenue.
Taxi contact numbers:
Taxi Walton Station Taxis (metered): +44 (0)1932 227733
Rydens Cars: +44 (0)1932 248686
AAA Cars: +44 (0)1932 222200
Swan Cars: +44 (0)1932 230830
Airport Terminals Direct Taxi: +44 (0)1932 252111