There are 5 ways to get from South Croydon to Chessington by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Chessington North

$11 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, line 71 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Croydon, Dingwall Road to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston X26
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Hook, Mansfield Road (KT9) 71

$6

3 alternative options

Tram, train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the tram from Croydon, George Street Tram Stop (Alrinshouse Superstore) to Wimbledon Tram Stop Tram
  2. Take the train from Wimbledon to Chessington North

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Croydon to Chessington 10.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from South Croydon to Chessington 10.9 miles

$2 - $4

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

You can take a train from South Croydon to Chessington via Clapham Junction in around 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Croydon to Chessington via Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston and Cromwell Road Bus Station in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Chessington North
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Wimbledon to Chessington North
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Tramlink
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Tram from Croydon, George Street Tram Stop (Alrinshouse Superstore) to Wimbledon Tram Stop
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Croydon, Dingwall Road to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Hook, Mansfield Road (KT9)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Croydon to Chessington
Ave. Duration
22 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
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from South Croydon to Chessington?

The distance between South Croydon and Chessington is 15 km. The road distance is 17 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from South Croydon to Chessington?

The cheapest way to get from South Croydon to Chessington is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from South Croydon to Chessington?

The quickest way to get from South Croydon to Chessington is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £40 - £50.

Is there a direct train between South Croydon and Chessington?

No, there is no direct train from South Croydon to Chessington. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Chessington North via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 52 min.

Is there a direct bus between South Croydon and Chessington?

No, there is no direct bus from South Croydon to Chessington. However, there are services departing from Croydon, Dingwall Road and arriving at Hook, Mansfield Road (KT9) via Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from South Croydon to Chessington?

It takes approximately 52 min to get from South Croydon to Chessington, including transfers.