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There are 11 ways to get from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross

£59 - £395

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Bus  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express

£16 - £19

9 alternative options

Train via Brixton station  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston

£158 - £520

Drive  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station 390.3 miles

£55 - £90

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW

£38 - £151

Fly Edinburgh to London City, subway, train  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the subway from Canning Town station to London Bridge station
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to West Croydon

£65 - £284

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, subway, train  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to East Croydon

£53 - £234

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to East Croydon

£50 - £217

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, subway, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to East Croydon

£38 - £155

Fly Edinburgh to Southampton, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Southampton (SOU) EDI - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction

£106 - £469

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY

£73 - £422

Edinburgh to West Croydon Station by train and subway

The journey time between Edinburgh and West Croydon Station is around 5h 42m and covers a distance of around 406 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 52m. Operated by LNER, London Underground (Tube) and Southern Service, the Edinburgh to West Croydon Station service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in West Croydon. Typically 189 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 42m
Fastest journey time:
4h 52m
Services per week:
189
Cheapest price:
£59
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:40
Last service departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to West Croydon Station train and subway schedules

Edinburgh → West Croydon Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in West Croydon Station is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station is to bus which costs £15 - £19 and takes 10h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station is to fly which costs £35 - £160 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Croydon, Delta Point via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at West Croydon via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 7m.

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It is 342 miles from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station. It is approximately 390.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station without a car is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs £55 - £400.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to West Croydon Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to West Croydon Station train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs £55 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £19 and takes 10h 34m, you could also fly, which costs £35 - £160 and takes 3h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station.
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  • Distance: 342.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and West Croydon Station, England?

LNER operates a train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £390 and the journey takes 4h 17m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 once daily. Tickets cost £13 - £17 and the journey takes 8h 25m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £390
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £460
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£27 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Flights from Edinburgh to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £130
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £80
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £80
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 Canning Town station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Tottenham Hale station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to West Croydon
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£5 - £8
Anytime 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from London Victoria to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£5 - £8
Anytime 1st Class
£7 - £10
Thameslink
South Western Railway
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Edinburgh to West Croydon Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Edinburgh to West Croydon Station train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to West Croydon Station is 390 miles. It takes approximately 7h 12m to drive from Edinburgh to West Croydon Station.

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Aer Lingus and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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There are 3801+ hotels available in West Croydon Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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