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There are 6 ways to get from South Croydon to Aylesford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Tonbridge  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Aylesford

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, train via Strood  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the line 119 bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Bromley South Station 119
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Rochester

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from South Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Strood
  3. Take the train from Strood to Aylesford

Line 119 bus, train  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the line 119 bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Bromley South Station 119
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Maidstone East

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Croydon to Aylesford 35.7 miles

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from South Croydon to Aylesford 35.7 miles

South Croydon to Aylesford by train

The train journey time between South Croydon and Aylesford is around 1h 58m and covers a distance of around 57 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 33 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 36m. Operated by Thameslink, Southern Service and South Eastern Trains Service, the South Croydon to Aylesford train service departs from East Croydon and arrives in Aylesford. Typically 102 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 25m
Layover time:
33 min
Total time:
1h 58m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 36m
Train distance:
57 miles
Trains per week:
102
Cheapest price:
£27
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:03
Last train departs at:
23:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South Croydon to Aylesford train schedules

Trains departing Saturday, October 23, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from South Croydon to Aylesford is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Croydon to Aylesford is to taxi which costs £190 - £230 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Croydon to Aylesford. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Aylesford via London Bridge and Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between South Croydon and Aylesford is 25 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Aylesford without a car is to train via Tonbridge which takes 2h 17m and costs £27 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from South Croydon to Aylesford, including transfers.

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South Croydon to Aylesford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from London Bridge station.

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South Croydon to Aylesford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Aylesford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Croydon to Aylesford is 36 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from South Croydon to Aylesford.

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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between South Croydon, England and Aylesford, England?

You can take a train from South Croydon to Aylesford via London Bridge and Tonbridge in around 2h 17m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £28
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£13 - £19
1st Class
£19 - £28
Train from Tonbridge to Aylesford
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £21
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£9 - £13
1st Class
£15 - £21
Train from London Bridge to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £29
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£14 - £20
1st Class
£20 - £29
Train from Strood to Aylesford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£4 - £6
1st Class
£9 - £14
Train from Bromley South to Rochester
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£10 - £15
1st Class
£16 - £24
Train from Bromley South to Maidstone East
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £28
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£13 - £20
1st Class
£20 - £28
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from South Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£6 - £8
Train from London Bridge to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from South Croydon to Aylesford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
£190 - £230
Croydon Local Taxis
Phone
+44 20 8681 3333
Croydon Cars MiniCab Taxi Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4000
Website
croydoncar.co.uk
Croydon Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3740 6094
Website
croydonairporttransfer.co.uk
Cabhoo Minicabs Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4545

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