There are 5 ways to get from Southwark to Croydon by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to East Croydon

$6 - $11

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Line 468 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent 468

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southwark to Croydon 9.3 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Southwark to Croydon 9.3 miles

$2 - $3

Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Croydon 11.2 miles

$4

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle London Rd and arriving at Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Blackfriars and arriving at East Croydon. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Southwark and Croydon is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southwark to Croydon without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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The train from London Blackfriars to East Croydon takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Southwark to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Elephant & Castle London Rd station.

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Southwark to Croydon train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Blackfriars station.

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The best way to get from Southwark to Croydon is to train which takes 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 468 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 6 min.

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Southwark to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent station.

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

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Map of how to get from Southwark to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Southwark, England and Croydon, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Southwark to Croydon every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 20 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Southwark to Croydon every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
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
$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 Southwark to Croydon
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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Yes, the driving distance between Southwark to Croydon is 9 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Southwark to Croydon.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Southwark and Croydon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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