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There are 6 ways to get from Beckton to Croydon by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Beckton DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the subway from Canning Town station to London Bridge station
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to East Croydon

£8 - £18

Cheapest option

Train, line 75 bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Beckton DLR Station to Westferry DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 75 bus from Lewisham Station to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 75

£4 - £13

4 alternative options

Train, line 468 bus  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Beckton DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Shadwell to Denmark Hill
  3. Take the line 468 bus from Brixton, King's College Hospital to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 468

Line 54 bus, line 75 bus  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the line 54 bus from Woolwich, The Woolwich Centre to Lewisham Centre 54
  2. Take the line 75 bus from Lewisham Centre to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 75

£6

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Beckton to Croydon 15.3 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Beckton to Croydon 15.3 miles

£2 - £4

Beckton to Croydon by train and subway

The journey time between Beckton and Croydon is around 55 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 43 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube), Thameslink and others, the Beckton to Croydon service departs from Beckton DLR Station and arrives in East Croydon. Typically 852 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
55 min
Fastest journey time:
43 min
Services per week:
852
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:25
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Beckton to Croydon train and subway schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Beckton → Croydon
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beckton to Croydon is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beckton to Croydon is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Beckton to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Beckton and arriving at Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent via Woolwich, The Woolwich Centre and Lewisham Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Beckton station to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Beckton DLR Station and arriving at East Croydon via Canning Town station and London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Beckton and Croydon is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Beckton to Croydon without a car is to train and subway which takes 43 min and costs £8 - £18.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Beckton to Croydon, including transfers.

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Beckton to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Woolwich, The Woolwich Centre station.

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Beckton to Croydon train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Beckton DLR Station.

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Beckton to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent station.

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Map of how to get from Beckton to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 11.4 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Beckton, England and Croydon, England?

You can take a bus from Beckton to Croydon via North Woolwich Free Ferry, Woolwich, The Woolwich Centre, and Lewisham Centre in around 2h 1m.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Beckton DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
Train from Beckton DLR Station to Westferry DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
Train from Beckton DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shadwell to Denmark Hill
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Station to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Brixton, King's College Hospital to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Woolwich, The Woolwich Centre to Lewisham Centre
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Beckton to Croydon
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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Beckton to Croydon train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at East Croydon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beckton to Croydon is 15 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Beckton to Croydon.

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There are 3799+ hotels available in Croydon. Prices start at £75 per night.

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