There are 5 ways to get from Guildford to Croydon by train, tram, 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  •  43 min

$16 - $25

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink  •  1 h

$13 - $50

3 alternative options

Train, tram  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Tram

$14 - $22

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. 28.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  39 min

  1. 28.6 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The distance between Guildford and Croydon is 37 km. The road distance is 46 km.

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

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

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

It takes approximately 43 min to get from Guildford to Croydon, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Guildford to Croydon via Clapham Junction in around 43 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
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Wimbledon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
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 - $8
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Guildford to West Croydon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Guildford to West Croydon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Guildford to West Croydon
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
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
Other operators
Taxi from Guildford to Croydon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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