There are 6 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.

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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 468 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 468 bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 468

$17 - $23

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Train, line 75 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Lewisham DLR Station Dlr
  3. Take the line 75 bus from Lewisham Station to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 75

$19 - $26

Bus, line 108 bus, line 75 bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow
  2. Take the line 108 bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station 108
  3. Take the line 75 bus from Lewisham Station to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 75

$18 - $24

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

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent via Stansted Airport London, Bow Church DLR and Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 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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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Croydon without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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

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Chelmsford to Croydon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Croydon is 46 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Chelmsford to Croydon.

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There are 8099+ hotels available in Croydon. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 34.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Chelmsford to Croydon via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, London Bow, Bow Church DLR, and Lewisham Station in around 3 h 28 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 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Lewisham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Station to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
46 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 Stansted Airport London to London Bow
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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