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There are 4 ways to get from Croydon to Poole by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Poole

£31 - £50

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Bus  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

£22 - £30

2 alternative options

Train via Southampton  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

£52 - £78

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Croydon to Poole 114.5 miles

£18 - £28

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Poole is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Poole is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croydon to Poole. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Poole via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Croydon and Poole is 95 miles. The road distance is 114.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Poole without a car is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from Croydon to Poole, including transfers.

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Croydon to Poole train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Poole is to train which takes 2h 42m and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £30 and takes 4h 13m.

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Croydon to Poole train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Poole station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Poole is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Croydon to Poole.

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  • Distance: 94.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 42m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Croydon to Poole hourly. Tickets cost £27 - £45 and the journey takes 2h 1m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Croydon to Poole every 2 hours. Tickets cost £17 - £23 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Poole
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £23
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National Express

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