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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h

$17 - $57

Cheapest option

Line 353 bus, bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. 353
  2. 477|Shoppers Heaven

$8

3 alternative options

Line 75 bus, train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. 75

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. 18 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  32 min

  1. 18 miles

$3 - $6

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

You can take a train from Croydon to Dartford via London Bridge in around 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Croydon to Dartford via Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way and Derry Downs, Carlton Parade in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from Lewisham to Dartford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way to Derry Downs, Carlton Parade
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Derry Downs, Carlton Parade to Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Dartford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Croydon and Dartford is 23 km. The road distance is 29 km.

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Dartford is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Croydon to Dartford is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs £65 - £80.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Croydon to Dartford. However, there are services departing from East Croydon Rail Station and arriving at Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) via Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way and Derry Downs, Carlton Parade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 1 h to get from Croydon to Dartford, including transfers.