There are 4 ways to get from Chelmsford to Croydon by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to East Croydon

$21 - $32

Cheapest option

Train, line 35 bus, line 468 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green 35
  3. Take the line 468 bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 468

$17 - $22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Croydon 46.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Croydon 46.2 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Croydon is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Croydon is to taxi which costs £160 - £200 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Croydon is 35 miles. The road distance is 46.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Chelmsford to Croydon, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Chelmsford to Croydon. However, you can take the train to Stratford (London), take the walk to Stratford Underground Station, take the Tube to London Bridge Underground Station, take the walk to London Bridge, then take the train to East Croydon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chelmsford to Croydon via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Station, and Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Croydon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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