There are 6 ways to get from Charing Cross to East Croydon by train, night bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train via London Bridge  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to East Croydon

£6 - £19

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1h

  1. Take the night bus from Charing Cross, Whitehall Trafalgar Square to Croydon, Whitgift Centre N109

£2

4 alternative options

Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to East Croydon

£9 - £15

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to East Croydon 11.2 miles

£29 - £35

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Charing Cross to East Croydon 11.2 miles

£1 - £3

Rideshare  •  52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Croydon 11.2 miles

£3

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The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to East Croydon is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to East Croydon is to train via London Bridge which costs £6 - £20 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Charing Cross, Whitehall Trafalgar Square and arriving at Croydon, Whitgift Centre. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Charing Cross to East Croydon. However, there are services departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at East Croydon via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and East Croydon is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to East Croydon without a car is to train via London Bridge which takes 24 min and costs £6 - £20.

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It takes approximately 24 min to get from Charing Cross to East Croydon, including transfers.

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Charing Cross to East Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Whitehall Trafalgar Square station.

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Charing Cross to East Croydon train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to East Croydon.
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  • Distance: 9.3 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and East Croydon, England?

You can take a train from Charing Cross to East Croydon via London Bridge in around 24 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a vehicle from Charing Cross to East Croydon every 3 hours. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£5 - £8
Anytime 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from London Victoria to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£5 - £8
Anytime 1st Class
£7 - £10
Gatwick Express
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Croydon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£3
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Charing Cross to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£29 - £35
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Charing Cross to East Croydon is 11 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Charing Cross to East Croydon.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Charing Cross and East Croydon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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