Duration 3h 20m
Distance 57.7 miles
Average price £-1
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Croydon and Essex takes 3h 20m and the fastest train takes 2h 23m. There is a train service every few hours from Croydon to Essex. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Clapham Junction
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Essex
3h 8m
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Croydon to Essex train times

Trains run hourly between Croydon and Essex. The service departs Croydon at 23:05 at night, which arrives into Essex at 08:40. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Croydon to Essex. However, there are services departing from West Croydon and arriving at White Notley via Clapham Junction and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Croydon and Essex is 43 miles. The road distance is 57.7 miles.

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Croydon to Essex train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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Croydon to Essex train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at White Notley station.

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