There are 6 ways to get from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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  •  31 min

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

£6 - £20

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Night bus  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the night bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Tottenham Court Road, St Giles High Street N68

£2

4 alternative options

Train, line 38 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Victoria
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Victoria Bus Station to Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown 38 / ...

£7 - £12

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station 11.6 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station 11.6 miles

£2 - £3

Rideshare  •  59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Croydon to London 11.3 miles

£3

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The cheapest way to get from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from East Croydon Rail Station station and arriving at Tottenham Court Road, St Giles High Street. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at London Charing Cross via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between East Croydon and Leicester Square Station is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.6 miles.

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The best way to get from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station without a car is to train which takes 31 min and costs £6 - £20.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station, including transfers.

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East Croydon to Leicester Square Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from East Croydon Rail Station.

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East Croydon to Leicester Square Station train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from East Croydon station.

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Map of how to get from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station.
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between East Croydon, England and Leicester Square Station, England?

You can take a train from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station via London Bridge and London Charing Cross in around 31 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a vehicle from East Croydon Rail Station to Tottenham Court Road, St Giles High Street every 3 hours. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£5 - £8
Anytime 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from East Croydon to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£5 - £8
Anytime 1st Class
£7 - £10
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Victoria Bus Station to Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Tottenham Court Road, St Giles High Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Croydon Local Taxis
Phone
+44 20 8681 3333
Croydon Cars MiniCab Taxi Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4000
Website
croydoncar.co.uk
Cabhoo Minicabs Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4545
Website
cabhoo.co.uk

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East Croydon to Leicester Square Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Tottenham Court Road, St Giles High Street station.

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East Croydon to Leicester Square Station train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Charing Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Croydon to Leicester Square Station is 12 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from East Croydon to Leicester Square Station.

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

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