Edinburgh to Croydon train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Croydon

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Croydon is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

London North Eastern Railway
16:005h40
Edinburgh
21:40Croydon
£751One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
05:485h52
Edinburgh
11:40Croydon
£921One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:005h40
Edinburgh
14:40Croydon
£991One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
06:125h58
Edinburgh
12:10Croydon
£1011One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
07:005h48
Edinburgh
12:48Croydon
£1011One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Croydon

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 July
London North Eastern Railway
09:005h40
Edinburgh
14:40Croydon
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
07:005h48
Edinburgh
12:48Croydon
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
16:005h40
Edinburgh
21:40Croydon
0 changes
Transpennine Express
06:125h58
Edinburgh
12:10Croydon
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
05:485h52
Edinburgh
11:40Croydon
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Croydon

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

5 h 26 m

Average

5 h 43 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

547 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Edinburgh for Croydon every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
06:265h26
Edinburgh
11:52Croydon
£2251One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:005h40
Edinburgh
14:40Croydon
£991One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
16:005h40
Edinburgh
21:40Croydon
£751One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
13:005h40
Edinburgh
18:40Croydon
£1061One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
07:005h48
Edinburgh
12:48Croydon
£1011One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Croydon

distanceDistance339 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h
priceAverage train ticket price£103 (€117)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast or CrossCountry

Trains from Edinburgh to Croydon cover the 339 miles long journey taking on average 5 h with our travel partners like East Coast or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £103, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £61. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in East Croydon.

Train providers: East Coast and CrossCountry trains Edinburgh to Croydon

Find the best trains between Edinburgh and Croydon with Omio's travel partners East Coast and CrossCountry from £61. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Edinburgh to Croydon. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Croydon train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: £85

FAQs: Edinburgh to Croydon train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh to Croydon easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Croydon.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Croydon can start from as little as £61 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Croydon is £103; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Croydon from Edinburgh is on average 5 h   for the 339 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Croydon from Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Croydon leaves at 04: 36. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Croydon leaves at 18: 58.
There are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh to Croydon which require at least one change with East Coast or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Edinburgh to Croydon, you can count on East Coast or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Croydon. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Edinburgh to Croydon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 58.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in Croydon, you can end your journey in train stations like East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at East Croydon, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Croydon by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Croydon including taking a train, coach or flight.
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