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There are 7 ways to get from East Croydon to Waterloo Road by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

£90 - £298

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Bus  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station M11

£23 - £41

5 alternative options

Train via Milton Keynes  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Bletchley
  2. Take the train from Bletchley to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North

£95 - £148

Drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Drive from East Croydon to Waterloo Road 249.8 miles

£40 - £60

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly  •  5h 58m

  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
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston
  5. Take the train from Preston to Blackpool South

£70 - £333

Train to Cambridge, fly, train  •  6h 30m

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

£100 - £375

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  7h 22m

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

£114 - £418

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The cheapest way to get from East Croydon to Waterloo Road is to bus which costs £23 - £45 and takes 8h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from East Croydon to Waterloo Road is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Croydon to Waterloo Road. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Blackpool South via Victoria station, London Euston and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between East Croydon and Waterloo Road is 210 miles. The road distance is 249.8 miles.

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The best way to get from East Croydon to Waterloo Road without a car is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs £90 - £300.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from East Croydon to Waterloo Road, including transfers.

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East Croydon to Waterloo Road train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from East Croydon to Waterloo Road is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs £90 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £45 and takes 8h 57m.

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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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East Croydon to Waterloo Road train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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Map of how to get from East Croydon to Waterloo Road.
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  • Distance: 209.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between East Croydon, England and Waterloo Road, Blackpool, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Preston hourly. Tickets cost £75 - £270 and the journey takes 2h 9m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost £15 - £26 and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £430
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Bletchley
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£16 - £23
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from East Croydon to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
17 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
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Bletchley to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £65
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £65
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £27
Train from Preston to Blackpool South
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £15
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
South Western Railway
Bus operators
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between East Croydon to Waterloo Road is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from East Croydon to Waterloo Road.

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

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There are 1064+ hotels available in Waterloo Road. Prices start at £75 per night.

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