There are 4 ways to get from Canterbury to East Croydon by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to East Croydon

$43 - $60

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Bus, line 75 bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue 022 / ...
  2. Take the line 75 bus from Catford & Catford Bridge Stns to Croydon, Whitgift Centre 75

$15 - $18

2 alternative options

Train, line 119 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to Bromley South
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station 119 / ...

$29 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to East Croydon 62.4 miles

$13 - $20

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to East Croydon. However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at Croydon, Whitgift Centre via Eltham, Middle Park Ave Westhorne Ave and Catford & Catford Bridge Stns. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to East Croydon. However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at East Croydon via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and East Croydon is 51 miles. The road distance is 62.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to East Croydon without a car is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Canterbury to East Croydon, including transfers.

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Canterbury to East Croydon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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Canterbury to East Croydon train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Canterbury West station.

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The best way to get from Canterbury to East Croydon is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 75 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Canterbury to East Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Croydon, Whitgift Centre station.

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

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Map of how to get from Canterbury to East Croydon.
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  • Distance: 51.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

What companies run services between Canterbury, England and East Croydon, England?

You can take a train from Canterbury to East Croydon via St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to East Croydon via Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue, Eltham, Middle Park Ave Westhorne Ave, Catford Bridge, Catford & Catford Bridge Stns, and Croydon, Whitgift Centre in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Canterbury East to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Catford & Catford Bridge Stns to Croydon, Whitgift Centre
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Eltham Road Westhorne Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Canterbury to East Croydon is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Canterbury to East Croydon.

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