There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Croydon by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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, Tube  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the Tube from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to East Croydon

$33 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus, line 35 bus, train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Shoreditch
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Shoreditch High Street Station to London Bridge Borough High St 35 / ...
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to East Croydon

$18 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to London King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to East Croydon

$21 - $25

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Croydon 46.5 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Croydon 46.5 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Croydon 46.5 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Croydon is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Croydon is to taxi which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £160 - £200.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Croydon is 62 km. The road distance is 74 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Croydon, including transfers.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Croydon, England?

There is no direct connection from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Croydon. However, you can take the train to Tottenham Hale, take the walk to Tottenham Hale Underground Station, take the Tube to Victoria Underground Station, take the walk to London Victoria, then take the train to East Croydon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Croydon via London Shoreditch, Shoreditch High Street Station, London Bridge Borough High St, and London Bridge in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
London Underground (Tube)
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Shoreditch High Street Station to London Bridge Borough High St
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stansted Citylink
Phone
0330 123 2004
Website
stanstedcitylink.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to London King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
stanstedcitylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Croydon
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Croydon
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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