There are 5 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Croydon by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Thameslink  •  34 min

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

$8 - $11

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Bus  •  47 min

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

$3

3 alternative options

Train Southern  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to West Croydon

$9 - $13

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

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The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Croydon is to bus which costs £2 and takes 47 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Crystal Palace Parade. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at East Croydon. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Croydon is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.8 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Croydon without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs £6 - £9.

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The train from London St Pancras International LL to East Croydon takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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King's Cross Station to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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King's Cross Station to Croydon train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London St Pancras International LL station.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Croydon is to train which takes 34 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 47 min.

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King's Cross Station to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Crystal Palace Parade station.

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King's Cross Station to Croydon train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at East Croydon station.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 10.3 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from King's Cross Station to Croydon every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Croydon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Crystal Palace Parade
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 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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