Duration 40 min
Distance 21.4 miles
Average price £35
Possible routes 5 found

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon by subway, train, bus, taxi and car. We recommend taking the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Green Park station and then taking the train from London Victoria to East Croydon, which takes around 1h 12m.

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Subway, train

  1. Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station
  2. London Victoria
  3. Croydon
1h 12m
£14 - £21
Alternative routes

Bus

  1. Heathrow Central Bus Station
  2. Croydon
1h 42m
Cheapest
£2

Taxi

  1. London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
  2. Croydon
Fastest
40 min
£55 - £70

Drive

  1. London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
  2. Croydon
40 min
£3 - £6

Towncar

  1. London Heathrow Airport
  2. Croydon
40 min
Bookable on Rome2rio
£70 - £110

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon is to bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station station and arriving at East Croydon Rail Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station and arriving at East Croydon via Green Park station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Croydon is 16 miles. The road distance is 21.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 12m and costs £14 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at East Croydon Rail Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon train services, operated by Southern, arrive at East Croydon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon is 21 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon.

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There are 12075+ hotels available in Croydon. Prices start at £75 per night.

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How to travel from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Croydon?

London Buses operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Croydon hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 1h 42m.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Other operators
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£70 - £110

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