There are 4 ways to get from Croydon to Tower of London by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge

$3 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 468 bus, line 42 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Camberwell, Champion Hill 468
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Camberwell, Champion Hill to Tower Gateway 42

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Tower of London 11 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Tower of London 11 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Tower of London is to line 468 bus and line 42 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Tower of London is to train which costs £2 - £8 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croydon to Tower of London. However, there are services departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Tower Gateway via Camberwell, Champion Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Croydon and Tower of London is 9 miles. The road distance is 11 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Tower of London without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs £2 - £8.

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The train from East Croydon to London Bridge takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Tower of London.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Croydon to Tower of London every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 14 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Croydon to Tower of London via Camberwell, Champion Hill in around 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Croydon to Shadwell
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $6
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Camberwell, Champion Hill
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Camberwell, Champion Hill to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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