There are 5 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to East Croydon by train, bus, night 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  •  25 min

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 468 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. 468

$3

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  43 min

  1. N68

$3

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. 9.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. 9.8 miles

$2 - $3

What companies run services between Elephant & Castle Station, England and East Croydon, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Elephant & Castle Station to East Croydon every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 14 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to East Croydon every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle to Croydon, Whitgift Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Elephant & Castle to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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 Elephant & Castle Station and East Croydon is 13 km. The road distance is 16 km.

The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to East Croydon is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to East Croydon is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs £35 - £45.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle and arriving at Croydon, Whitgift Centre. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 25 min to get from Elephant & Castle Station to East Croydon, including transfers.