There are 6 ways to get from Croydon to Islington by train, night bus, taxi, car, rideshare or foot

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Recommended option

Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge

$3 - $10

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the night bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Holborn Station N68

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Islington 12.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Islington 12.6 miles

$2 - $4

Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Croydon to London 11.4 miles

$4

Walk  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Walk from Croydon to Islington 11.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Islington is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Islington is to train which costs £2 - £8 and takes 14 min.

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The distance between Croydon and Islington is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.6 miles.

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The train from East Croydon to London Bridge takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Holborn Station station. This bus operates Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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

Thameslink operates a train from Croydon to Islington every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 14 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Croydon to Shoreditch High Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Holborn Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Islington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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