The average journey time by train between Croydon and London is 29 minutes, with around 1,241 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Croydon to London is 12 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Croydon to London can start from as little as £4.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Croydon to London without having to change trains. There are 1,241 direct trains from Croydon to London each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Croydon to London leaves at 02:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Croydon to London leaves at 02:17. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Croydon to London cover a distance of around 9 miles (15 km) during the journey.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Croydon to London is right for you.
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