There are 9 ways to get from Greater Manchester to East Croydon by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston

$111 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria National Express

$26 - $35

7 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International

$72 - $154

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to East Croydon 208.4 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, Tube, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to East Croydon

$105 - $312

Bus to Manchester, fly to Southend, train, Tube  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
  5. Take the train from London Bridge to East Croydon

$91 - $337

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$73 - $196

Bus, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, Tube, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  4. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  5. Take the train from London Victoria to East Croydon

$114 - $265

Bus to Manchester, fly to London City, Tube, train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London City (LCY) MAN - LCY
  3. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
  4. Take the train from London Bridge to East Croydon

$87 - $377

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to East Croydon is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to East Croydon is to train which costs £85 - £150 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and East Croydon is 170 miles. The road distance is 208.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Greater Manchester to East Croydon, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to East Croydon.
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  • Distance: 170.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and East Croydon, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Greater Manchester to East Croydon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to East Croydon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
South Western Railway
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org

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