There are 5 ways to get from Croydon to Buckingham Palace by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Croydon to London 11.4 miles

$4

3 alternative options

Line 468 bus, line 2 bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to West Norwood, St Julian's Farm Road 468
  2. Take the line 2 bus from West Norwood Bus Garage to Belgravia, Wilton Street 2 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Buckingham Palace 10.2 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Buckingham Palace 10.2 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Buckingham Palace is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Buckingham Palace is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between Croydon and Buckingham Palace is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.2 miles.

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The train from East Croydon to London Victoria takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croydon to Buckingham Palace. However, there are services departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Belgravia, Wilton Street via West Norwood Bus Garage. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The nearest airport to Buckingham Palace is London City (LCY) Airport which is 8.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (13.6 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (24 miles), London Luton (LTN) (28.2 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (32.1 miles).

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Buckingham Palace.
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  • Distance: 8.4 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Croydon, England and Buckingham Palace, England?

Southern operates a train from Croydon to Buckingham Palace every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Croydon to Buckingham Palace via West Norwood, St Julian's Farm Road, West Norwood Bus Garage, and Belgravia, Wilton Street in around 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to West Norwood, St Julian's Farm Road
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Norwood Bus Garage to Belgravia, Wilton Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Croydon to London
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Croydon to Buckingham Palace
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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