There are 6 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Croydon by train, bus, subway, 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  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Norwood Junction

$8 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Crystal Palace Parade N63

$3

4 alternative options

Train via East Croydon  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to East Croydon

$8 - $12

Tube, line 50 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Clapham North Underground Station Northern
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Clapham North & High St Stations to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 50

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Cross Station to Croydon 11.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Croydon 11.8 miles

$2 - $4

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Croydon, England?

Thameslink operates a train from King's Cross Station to Croydon hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Croydon hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Norwood Junction
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Clapham North Underground Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Crystal Palace Parade
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham North & High St Stations to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Croydon
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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 King's Cross Station and Croydon is 16 km. The road distance is 19 km.

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Croydon is to bus which costs £2 and takes 46 min.

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Croydon is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £40 - £55.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at Norwood Junction. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Crystal Palace Parade. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

The train from London St Pancras International LL to Norwood Junction takes 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.