Getting Here

Just ten miles from central London with excellent connections by rail, bus, tram and road, Croydon is easy to get to.

Around 15 minutes by train from London Victoria, London Bridge and Gatwick Airport, Croydon is accessible whether you are travelling from the capital, the country or the coast.

It also boasts London’s only tram network providing a regular service around the town and regular links with Wimbledon, Beckenham Junction and Elmers End.


One of the best-connected shopping and commercial centres in the UK, Croydon town centre is just 15 minutes away from central London and Gatwick International Airport by train.

Located in London’s Zone 5, its two main stations – East Croydon and West Croydon – have fast and frequent services into central London as well as connecting extensively with destinations throughout Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire in the south, St Pancras International, Bedford, St Albans and Luton Airport in the north.

West Croydon station is a transport interchange for National Rail, Tramlink and London Buses. Via the East London Line, it also links with London’s Underground network, connecting Croydon with Surrey Quays, Shoreditch and Stratford International and the 2012 Olympic Park.


There are 18 bus routes and five night buses providing frequent services between Croydon town centre and all parts of the borough as well as connecting it to central London, other parts of Greater London, Kent, Surrey and London Heathrow Airport.


Croydon boasts the only tram network in London which carries over 31 million passengers each year, connecting Croydon and surrounding areas.

The service operates along four routes that run through Croydon linking it with Beckenham Junction, Elmers End and New Addington to the east and Wimbledon in the west where there is also an interchange for the London Underground.

For further information, visit the Tramlink Shop at Suffolk House, 5 George Street, East Croydon, Croydon Tel: 020 8681 8300

Keep abreast of any disruption to tram services via TfL Tram status updates


Situated on the A23 corridor that connects London with the south coast, Croydon is less than ten miles from the M25, London’s orbital motorway, providing links with the entire south east’s major motorways including the M26, M23, M3 and M4.

Parking in Croydon town centre is plentiful with more than 6,900 spaces available in surface and multi-storey car parks, operated both privately and by Croydon Council.

Please note: on-street parking restrictions and controlled parking zones operate throughout the year.

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