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There are 4 ways to get from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge

£5 - £10

Cheapest option

Line 468 bus, line 343 bus  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway 468
  2. Take the line 343 bus from Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway to Aldgate 343

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station 11.2 miles

£60 - £80

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station 11.2 miles

£1 - £3

Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station by bus

The bus journey time between Croydon and Aldgate Underground Station is around 1h 32m and covers a distance of around 12 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 55 min. Operated by London Buses, the Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station bus service departs from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arrives in Aldgate. Typically 850 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 32m
Fastest bus time:
55 min
Bus distance:
12 miles
Buses per week:
850
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:32
Last bus departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station bus schedules

Croydon → Aldgate Underground Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Aldgate Underground Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Aldgate Underground Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Aldgate Underground Station is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station is to line 468 bus and line 343 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station. However, there are services departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Aldgate via Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Croydon and Aldgate Underground Station is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs £5 - £10.

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The train from East Croydon to London Bridge takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent station.

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Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from East Croydon station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station is to train which takes 32 min and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 468 bus and line 343 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Croydon, England and Aldgate Underground Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from East Croydon to London Bridge every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 12 min. Southern Service also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station via Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway in around 1h 31m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway to Aldgate
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£60 - £80
Croydon Local Taxis
Phone
+44 20 8681 3333
Croydon Cars MiniCab Taxi Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4000
Website
croydoncar.co.uk
Croydon Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3740 6094
Website
croydonairporttransfer.co.uk
Cabhoo Minicabs Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4545

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Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Aldgate station.

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Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station is 11 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Croydon to Aldgate Underground Station.

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