There are 6 ways to get from Southend Central Station to Croydon by train, subway, 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, Tube  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to East Croydon

$20 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$14 - $21

4 alternative options

Train, line 75 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to Limehouse
  2. Take the line 75 bus from Lewisham Station to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 75

$18 - $23

Train, line 468 bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 468 bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 468

$22 - $29

Taxi  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southend Central Station to Croydon 48.1 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Southend Central Station to Croydon 48.1 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southend Central Station and Croydon is 37 miles. The road distance is 48.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Southend Central Station to Croydon without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Southend Central Station to Croydon, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southend Central Station to Croydon is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Southend Central Station to Croydon.

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There are 8099+ hotels available in Croydon. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend Central Station to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 36.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

What companies run services between Southend Central Station, England and Croydon, England?

National Express operates a bus from Southend Central Station to Croydon once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Limehouse
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Station to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southend Central Station to Croydon
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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