There are 6 ways to get from Russell Square to East Croydon by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  29 min

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

$8 - $12

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Night bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the night bus from Holborn, Museum Street to East Croydon Rail Station N68

$3

4 alternative options

Line 390 bus, train  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 390 bus from Goodge Street, Chenies Street to Victoria Bus Station 24 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to East Croydon

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to East Croydon 12.3 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Russell Square to East Croydon 12.3 miles

$2 - $4

Rideshare  •  52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Croydon 11.2 miles

$4

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Holborn, Museum Street and arriving at East Croydon Rail Station station. This bus operates Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 55 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 Russell Square and East Croydon is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Russell Square to East Croydon without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs .

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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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Russell Square to East Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Holborn, Museum Street station.

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Russell Square to East Croydon train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London St Pancras International LL station.

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Russell Square to East Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at East Croydon Rail Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Russell Square to East Croydon is 12 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Russell Square to East Croydon.

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  • Distance: 10.3 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and East Croydon, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Russell Square to East Croydon every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Goodge Street, Chenies Street to Victoria Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Holborn, Museum Street to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Croydon
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Russell Square to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Russell Square and East Croydon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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