Leatherhead travel guide

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You're Going to Love Leatherhead

With a population of 43,544, Leatherhead is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Leatherhead

If you’re looking for affordable options, Crazy Bean Vegan Cafe (23 High Street Great Bookham) and Preto Leatherhead (36-48 Church Street) are great picks.

When to visit Leatherhead

Leatherhead in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Leatherhead in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Leatherhead


When flying to Leatherhead, you’ll arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located 21 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Leatherhead from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 26h 45m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Leatherhead, followed by Train. The train journey from Leatherhead to Oxford takes 0h 54m and costs around $25 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Southampton, expect to pay about $20 for a 1h 03m trip. Located 6 km from the city centre, Leatherhead Effingham Junction is the busiest station in Leatherhead. Another popular train station is Leatherhead Bookham, located 4 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Leatherhead is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 27 km from Leatherhead. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Leatherhead, including National Express, FlixBus and Bus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Leatherhead takes 233 km and will cost you around $5. From Manchester, the ticket costs about $13 for a journey of 451 km.

Airports near Leatherhead

Airlines serving Leatherhead

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,726 reviews)
Air France
Good (628 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,688 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
Good (2,590 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (160 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in popular areas of Leatherhead

Most booked hotels in Leatherhead

Premier Inn Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Sofitel London Heathrow
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Ibis Budget London Hounslow
Good (6.7, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Leatherhead

Expect to pay $2.95 per litre in Leatherhead (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.39 and $47.19. The most frequently booked car type in Leatherhead is Compact (Volkswagen Golf or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Ford Fiesta or similar) is, on average, 48% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.