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

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria

£5 - £10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Waterloo Station Tenison Way N68

£2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to London Victoria 9.6 miles

£25 - £31

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to London Victoria 9.6 miles

£1 - £3

Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Croydon to London 11.3 miles

£3

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to London is to bus which costs £2 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to London is to train which costs £5 - £10 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Waterloo Station Tenison Way station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Croydon and London is 9 miles. The road distance is 9.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to London without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs £5 - £10.

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The train from East Croydon to London Victoria takes 17 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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Croydon to London train services, operated by Southern, depart from East Croydon station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to London is to train which takes 17 min and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 44 min.

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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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

Southern operates a train from East Croydon to London Victoria every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £10 and the journey takes 17 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Waterloo Station Tenison Way every 3 hours. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Waterloo Station Tenison Way
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
£3
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Croydon to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
£25 - £31
Croydon Local Taxis
Phone
+44 20 8681 3333
Croydon Cars MiniCab Taxi Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4000
Website
croydoncar.co.uk
Cabhoo Minicabs Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4545
Website
cabhoo.co.uk

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Croydon to London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Waterloo Station Tenison Way.

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Croydon to London train services, operated by Southern, arrive at London Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to London is 10 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Croydon to London.

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

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