There are 6 ways to get from Croydon to Bluewater by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Stone Crossing

£13 - £30

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Line 75 bus, bus  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Station 75
  2. Take the bus from London Lewisham to Dartford National Express / ...

£6 - £8

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Line 75 bus, train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Station 75
  2. Take the train from Lewisham to Dartford

£10 - £20

Line 54 bus, line 96 bus  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the line 54 bus from Beckenham, Copers Cope Road to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal 54
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station 96

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Bluewater 22.1 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Bluewater 22.1 miles

£3 - £6

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Bluewater is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Bluewater is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croydon to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Dartford via London Lewisham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croydon to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Stone Crossing via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between Croydon and Bluewater is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Bluewater without a car is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs £13 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Croydon to Bluewater, including transfers.

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

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Croydon to Bluewater train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from East Croydon station.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 16.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

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

You can take a train from Croydon to Bluewater via London Bridge and Stone Crossing in around 1h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Croydon to Bluewater via Lewisham Station, London Lewisham, and Dartford in around 2h 42m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
Train from London Bridge to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £11
Train from Lewisham to Dartford
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£6 - £9
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£8 - £12
1st Class
£14 - £20
Train from Lewisham to Dartford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£6 - £9
1st Class
£12 - £17
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 Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Beckenham, Copers Cope Road to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 London Lewisham to Dartford
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Croydon Local Taxis
Phone
+44 20 8681 3333
Croydon Cars MiniCab Taxi Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4000
Website
croydoncar.co.uk
Cabhoo Minicabs Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4545
Website
cabhoo.co.uk

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The best way to get from Croydon to Bluewater is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs £13 - £30. Alternatively, you can line 75 bus and bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2h 42m.

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Croydon to Bluewater bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dartford station.

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Croydon to Bluewater train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Stone Crossing station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Bluewater is 22 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Croydon to Bluewater.

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