There are 7 ways to get from Guildford to Croydon by train, tram, 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 South Western Railway  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to East Croydon

$15 - $23

Cheapest option

Line 479 bus, line 166 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 479 bus from Guildford, Library (Ward Street) to Epsom Hospital (Orchard Gardens) 479
  2. Take the line 166 bus from Epsom Hospital to West Croydon Bus Station 166

$9

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Guildford to West Croydon

$14 - $22

Train, tram  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Wimbledon
  2. Take the tram from Wimbledon Tram Stop to West Croydon Tram Stop Tram

$14 - $21

Line 715 bus, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 715 bus from Guildford, Library (Ward Street) to Cromwell Road Bus Station 715
  2. Take the bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Croydon, Delta Point X26

$10

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Guildford to Croydon 28.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Guildford to Croydon 28.6 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guildford to Croydon is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 39 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Guildford to Croydon is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 39 min.

More details

The distance between Guildford and Croydon is 23 miles. The road distance is 28.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 44 min to get from Guildford to Croydon, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Guildford to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Guildford, Library (Ward Street) and arriving at Croydon, Delta Point via Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Guildford and arriving at West Croydon. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

More details

The nearest airport to Croydon is London City (LCY) Airport which is 10.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Gatwick (LGW) (16 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (16.5 miles), London Luton (LTN) (36.5 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (38.5 miles).

Search flights

Book your Guildford to Croydon train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

Map of how to get from Guildford to Croydon.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Guildford, England and Croydon, England?

You can take a train from Guildford to Croydon via Clapham Junction in around 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guildford to Croydon via Cromwell Road Bus Station in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Guildford to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Wimbledon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Guildford to West Croydon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Tramlink
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Tram from Wimbledon Tram Stop to West Croydon Tram Stop
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Guildford, Library (Ward Street) to Cromwell Road Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Croydon, Delta Point
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Buses Excetera
Phone
01737 642225
Email
info@busesetc.com
Website
busesetc.com
Bus from Guildford, Library (Ward Street) to Epsom Hospital (Orchard Gardens)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
busesetc.com
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Epsom Hospital to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Guildford to Croydon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train, Best ways to travel around Australia and Getting around the Cyclades - to help you get the most out of your next trip.