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

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Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Temple, Lancaster Place X68

$3

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Croydon to London 11.4 miles

$4

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Covent Garden 10.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Covent Garden 10.7 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Covent Garden is to bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Covent Garden is to train which costs £5 - £8 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West Croydon Bus Station station and arriving at Temple, Lancaster Place. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Croydon and Covent Garden is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Covent Garden without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars takes 21 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Croydon to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at West Croydon Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Croydon to Covent Garden is to train which takes 21 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Croydon, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Croydon to Covent Garden every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Croydon to Covent Garden hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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 Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Croydon to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Temple, Lancaster Place station.

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Croydon to Covent Garden train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Covent Garden is 11 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Croydon to Covent Garden.

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There are 8477+ hotels available in Covent Garden. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Croydon and Covent Garden. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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