There are 5 ways to get from East Croydon to Eltham by train, bus, tram, 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  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Eltham

$13 - $51

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, line 314 bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station 119
  2. Take the line 314 bus from Bromley South Station to Eltham High Street Well Hall Road 162 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Tram, line 162 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the tram from East Croydon Tram Stop to Beckenham Junction Tram Stop Tram
  2. Take the line 162 bus from Beckenham Junction Station to Eltham High Street Well Hall Road 162

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Croydon to Eltham 11.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from East Croydon to Eltham 11.1 miles

$2 - $4

What companies run services between East Croydon, England and Eltham, England?

You can take a train from East Croydon to Eltham via London Bridge in around 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Croydon to Eltham via Bromley South Station in around 1 h 17 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 - $15
Southeastern
London Tramlink
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Tram from East Croydon Tram Stop to Beckenham Junction Tram Stop
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to Eltham High Street Well Hall Road
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Beckenham Junction Station to Eltham High Street Well Hall Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Croydon to Eltham
Ave. Duration
22 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
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Croydon and Eltham is 13 km. The road distance is 18 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Croydon to Eltham is to line 119 bus and line 314 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from East Croydon to Eltham is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £40 - £50.

No, there is no direct train from East Croydon to Eltham. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Eltham via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

No, there is no direct bus from East Croydon to Eltham. However, there are services departing from East Croydon Rail Station and arriving at Eltham High Street Well Hall Road via Bromley South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 42 min to get from East Croydon to Eltham, including transfers.