Travel and Transportation

Getting to Croydon

Whether you live across London or across the Atlantic, getting to Croydon is easy. If you’re coming from outside the United Kingdon, check this page for visa information.

By plane If you’re coming from far away, you’ll probably want to fly into one of the London's major airports. There are a number of hotels conveniently located near the City’s airports. The easiest to reach Croydon would be London Gatwick which is a quick train route into East Croydon station. The rest are listed from easiest to most difficult, although all should take less than two hours to reach Croydon. London City, London Heathrow, London Stanstead (North), London Luton (North), London Biggin Hill (Limited service).

By train Those starting from a nearby suburb can reach Croydon by Main Line Train and Overground.

By bus For some travelers are an affordable and convenient travel option.

By car Driving to Croydon? Use Google Maps to get directions, or check here for more information.

Getting Around

Getting around the Croydon area and getting to and from the Croydon area shouldn't be hard. At the Croydon guide we aim to supply you with the information you need to help visiting Croydon easier. From Mainline Rail to get you to and from Croydon with ease from Central London to the Coast, an extensive Bus Network connecting the Croydon Area and Central London. There is also the state of the art Tram system for ease of travelling around Central Croydon and connecting Croydon to Wimbledon and other local areas. For those who enjoy a more energetic approach to transport Croydon can be traversed by Bicycle. Along side these forms of transport to help you get around Croydon there are also Licensed London Taxis (Black Cabs) and Licensed Private Hire Car Services.

Train Services

Train services in Croydon offer connections from Croydon to London, the South coast and the surrounding areas, along with a direct connection to Gatwick Airport. There are also connections to the following airports Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and Luton Airport these connections require changes during your journey. The two largest mainline rail stations that serve Croydon are East Croydon and West Croydon along with smaller stations including South Croydon. Both stations are in the Oyster card zone.

East Croydon West Croydon South Croydon

Croydon Bus Services

London's famous red buses connect Croydon to London and the surrounding area's all buses are part of the Oyster card zone. Croydon has a main bus station at West Croydon, a smaller terminus at East Croydon as well as bus stops throughout the town centre and the surrounding areas.

Croydon Bus Service Information and Important Facts

Tramlink Services

Tramlink currently operates four routes, all four routes stop at both East Croydon and West Croydon train stations for more details on each route click the route of your choice.

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