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There are 7 ways to get from Guildford to Croydon by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train Great Western Railway  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Redhill
  2. Take the train from Redhill to East Croydon

$17 - $30

Cheapest option

Line 715 bus, bus  •  2 h 27 min

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

$3

5 alternative options

Train Southern  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Guildford to West Croydon

$14 - $22

Train, tram  •  1 h 10 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

Bus, line 405 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Friary Bus Station to Redhill Bus Station 32
  2. Take the line 405 bus from Redhill Bus Station to West Croydon Bus Station 405

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

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The cheapest way to get from Guildford to Croydon is to line 715 bus and bus which costs £2 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Guildford to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Guildford, Library and arriving at Croydon, Delta Point via Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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

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

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The best way to get from Guildford to Croydon without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs £13 - £23.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Guildford to Croydon, including transfers.

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Guildford to Croydon bus services, operated by Stagecoach South, depart from Guildford, Library station.

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Guildford to Croydon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Guildford station.

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The best way to get from Guildford to Croydon is to train which takes 51 min and costs £13 - £23. Alternatively, you can line 715 bus and bus, which costs £2 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Guildford to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

You can take a train from Guildford to Croydon via Redhill in around 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guildford to Croydon via Cromwell Road Bus Station in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Redhill
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Redhill to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Redhill to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 10 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 to Cromwell Road Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Guildford to Croydon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Guildford to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Croydon, Delta Point station.

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Guildford to Croydon train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at East Croydon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guildford to Croydon is 29 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Guildford to Croydon.

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