There are 7 ways to get from Croydon to Islington by train, subway, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Farringdon

$3 - $11

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Bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Holborn Station X68

$3

5 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from West Croydon to Balham
  2. Take the Tube from Balham Underground Station to Angel Underground Station Northern

$7 - $10

Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Croydon to London 11.4 miles

$4

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

Walk  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Walk from Croydon to Islington 11.8 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Holborn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at Farringdon. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 25 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 best way to get from Croydon to Islington without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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The train from East Croydon to Farringdon takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Croydon to Islington bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent station.

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

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The best way to get from Croydon to Islington is to train which takes 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Croydon to Islington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Holborn Station.

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Croydon to Islington train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Farringdon station.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Islington.
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  • Distance: 10.6 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Croydon to Islington every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 25 min. London Overground also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Croydon to Islington hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Croydon to Shoreditch High Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$7 - $10
Oyster Card
$5 - $7
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Balham Underground Station to Angel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Holborn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Islington is 13 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Croydon to Islington.

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

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