How to travel from London to Croydon

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from London to Croydon

How to get from London to Croydon by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from London to Croydon is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from London to Croydon

distanceDistance9 miles (14 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$11 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 13 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSouthern

Travel 9 miles (14 km) by train or bus between London and Croydon. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Southern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from London to Croydon.

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You can travel by travel from London to Croydon with Southern and Thameslink. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

    FAQs: Travel from London to Croydon

    FAQs: Travel to Croydon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Croydon.

    There are 2 options to travel from London to Croydon including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel from London to Croydon is a train with an average price of $11 (€10).

    This is compared to other travel options from London to Croydon:

    A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $12 (€10) from London to Croydon.

    Taking a train costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

    A train is () less than a flight with an average ticket price of () from London to Croydon.

    The quickest way to travel to Croydon from London is by train, which takes on average 13 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Getting to Croydon by bus takes 1 h 31 min on average.

    The distance from London to Croydon is approximately 9 miles (14 km).

    The average frequency per day from London to Croydon is:

    • 50 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from London to Croydon as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Croydon:

    • Most travelers board their bus from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Croydon, Park Lane (Fairfield Halls).
    • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from London to Croydon depart from London Waterloo to East Croydon.

    The following travel companies offer services from London to Croydon:

    • Southern or Thameslink can get you to Croydon by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Southern from London to Croydon for $11 (€10) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from London to Croydon with the following travel companies:

    • Direct train available with Southern or Thameslink 42 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Croydon as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Croydon from London.

    Looking to extend your trip from London to Croydon? Many Omio customers who go from London to Croydon usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Brighton, Luton, Birmingham or Bristol. If you're looking to explore Manchester, Brighton, Luton, Birmingham or Bristol from Croydon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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