There are 6 ways to get from Watford to East Croydon by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Clapham Junction  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Clapham Junction

$15 - $23

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Line 724 bus, bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Watford, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station X26

$10

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to East Croydon

$15 - $23

Line 602 bus, train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 602 bus from Watford, King Street to St Albans City Railway Station 602
  2. Take the train from St Albans City to East Croydon

$22 - $28

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to East Croydon 30.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Watford to East Croydon 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Watford to East Croydon is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to East Croydon is to taxi which costs £110 - £130 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to East Croydon station. However, there are services departing from Watford, Town Hall and arriving at East Croydon Rail Station via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Watford Junction and arriving at East Croydon. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Watford and East Croydon is 23 miles. The road distance is 30.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to East Croydon without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs £11 - £18.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Watford to East Croydon, including transfers.

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Watford to East Croydon bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), depart from Watford, Town Hall station.

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Watford to East Croydon train services, operated by Southern, depart from Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from Watford to East Croydon is to train which takes 54 min and costs £11 - £18. Alternatively, you can line 724 bus and bus, which costs £8 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Watford to East Croydon.
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  • Distance: 23.5 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Watford, England and East Croydon, England?

Southern operates a train from Watford to East Croydon hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to East Croydon via Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Watford Junction to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Uno
Website
unobus.info
Bus from Watford, King Street to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
unobus.info
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222

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

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Watford to East Croydon train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Clapham Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to East Croydon is 31 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Watford to East Croydon.

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