There are 5 ways to get from Crawley to Croydon by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Crawley to East Croydon

$11 - $18

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Bus, train  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Crawley, Magistrates Court to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 100|Fastway / ...
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon

$12 - $18

Bus, line 405 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Redhill Bus Station 100|Fastway / ...
  2. Take the line 405 bus from Redhill Bus Station to West Croydon Bus Station 405

$12

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Crawley to Croydon 22 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Crawley to Croydon 22 miles

$4 - $7

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No, there is no direct bus from Crawley station to Croydon station. However, there are services departing from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) and arriving at West Croydon Bus Station via Redhill Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Crawley and arriving at East Croydon. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Crawley and Croydon is 19 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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The best way to get from Crawley to Croydon without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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The train from Crawley to East Croydon takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Crawley to Croydon bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way).

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Crawley to Croydon train services, operated by Southern, depart from Crawley station.

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The best way to get from Crawley to Croydon is to train which takes 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 405 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 48 min.

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Crawley to Croydon bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, arrive at West Croydon Bus Station.

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Crawley to Croydon train services, operated by Southern, arrive at East Croydon station.

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Map of how to get from Crawley to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

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

Southern operates a train from Crawley to Croydon hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 24 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Crawley to Croydon via Redhill Bus Station in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Crawley to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Crawley to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Crawley, Magistrates Court to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Southdown PSV
Website
southdown.net
Bus from Crawley, Northgate Avenue South to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
southdown.net
Bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
southdown.net
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Crawley to Croydon
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Crawley to Croydon is 22 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Crawley to Croydon.

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