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Recommended option

Train via Clapham Junction  •  53 min

$15 - $23

Cheapest option

Line 724 bus, bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. 724
  2. X26

$10

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 6 min

$15 - $24

Tube, train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Metropolitan

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. 30.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  53 min

  1. 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

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

Southern operates a train from Watford to East Croydon hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 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
$11 - $17
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 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Watford Underground Station to Farringdon Underground Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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 - $180
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Watford and East Croydon is 38 km. The road distance is 49 km.

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

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

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.

No, there is no direct bus from Watford to East Croydon. 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.

It takes approximately 53 min to get from Watford to East Croydon, including transfers.