There are 6 ways to get from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or foot

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, Tube  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station Northern

$8 - $44

Cheapest option

Line 468 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Elephant & Castle, Heygate Street 468

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Selhurst to Elephant & Castle

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station 8.8 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station 8.8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Walk from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station 8.6 miles

What companies run services between Croydon, England and Elephant & Castle Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 2 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
Train from Selhurst to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
$27 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Elephant & Castle, Heygate Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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 Elephant & Castle Station is 12 km. The road distance is 14 km.

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs £30 - £40.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Selhurst and arriving at Elephant & Castle. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Elephant & Castle, Heygate Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 20 min to get from Croydon to Elephant & Castle Station, including transfers.