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There are 8 ways to get from Croydon to Stretford by train, bus, car, subway, plane or tram

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Train  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£91 - £146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£32 - £46

6 alternative options

Train via Nottingham  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road

£83 - £123

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Croydon to Stretford 207.6 miles

£30 - £50

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

£61 - £234

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

£52 - £157

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, tram  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
  5. Take the tram from Manchester City Centre, Victoria to Stretford

£67 - £205

Train to Cambridge, fly to Manchester  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Cambridge
  2. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN

£65 - £221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Stretford is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Stretford is to train which costs £90 - £150 and takes 3h 6m.

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The distance between Croydon and Stretford is 172 miles. The road distance is 207.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Stretford without a car is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs £90 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Croydon to Stretford, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Stretford is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs £90 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6h 36m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Stretford is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Croydon to Stretford.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 983+ hotels available in Stretford. Prices start at £55 per night.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Stretford.
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  • Distance: 171.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Croydon to Stretford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £80 - £130 and the journey takes 2h 3m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Croydon to Stretford every 3 hours. Tickets cost £25 - £35 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Single
£60 - £95
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £60
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£16 - £23
Anytime fare
£26 - £40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
tfgm.com
Tram from Manchester City Centre, Victoria to Stretford
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Schedules at
tfgm.com
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £35
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National Express

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