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

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Train  •  40m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars

£5 - £8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Selhurst, Devonshire Road to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank X68

£2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  25m

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall 11 miles

£29 - £35

Drive  •  25m

  1. Drive from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall 11 miles

£1 - £3

Rideshare  •  54m

  1. Take the rideshare from Croydon to London 11.3 miles

£3

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall is to bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall is to taxi which costs £29 - £35 and takes 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Selhurst, Devonshire Road and arriving at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23m.

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The distance between Croydon and Royal Festival Hall is 9 miles. The road distance is 11 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall without a car is to train which takes 40m and costs £5 - £8.

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The train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars takes 23m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Croydon to Royal Festival Hall bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Selhurst, Devonshire Road station.

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Croydon to Royal Festival Hall train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from East Croydon station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall is to train which takes 40m and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 7m.

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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 40m

What companies run services between Croydon, England and Royal Festival Hall, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 23m. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 1h 5m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Selhurst, Devonshire Road to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall
Ave. Duration
25m
Estimated price
£29 - £35
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Wimbledon Minicabs
Phone
+44 0 8946 9292
Website
wimbledon-minicabs.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk

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Croydon to Royal Festival Hall bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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Croydon to Royal Festival Hall train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Royal Festival Hall is 11 miles. It takes approximately 25m to drive from Croydon to Royal Festival Hall.

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There are 9636+ hotels available in Royal Festival Hall. Prices start at £76 per night.

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

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