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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 40 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 40 bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Aldgate 40

$9 - $43

Cheapest option

Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from West Croydon to Whitechapel

$3 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Whitechapel 11.5 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Whitechapel 11.5 miles

$2 - $4

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

London Overground operates a train from Croydon to Whitechapel every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $7 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Croydon to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Aldgate
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Croydon and Whitechapel is 15 km. The road distance is 18 km.

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Whitechapel is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Croydon to Whitechapel is to train and line 40 bus which takes 24 min and costs £6 - £35.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from West Croydon and arriving at Whitechapel. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

It takes approximately 24 min to get from Croydon to Whitechapel, including transfers.