How to get from Leicester to Croydon

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Travel Information from Leicester to Croydon

distanceDistance97 miles (156 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £80
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £80 • 1 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or East Midlands Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 97 miles (156 km) to Croydon from Leicester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or East Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Leicester to Croydon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leicester to Croydon

Travel 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 Leicester to Croydon.

There are 2 ways to get from Leicester to Croydon: coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Leicester to Croydon, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Croydon:

A coach is generally £63 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £80 from Leicester to Croydon.

The fastest way from Leicester to Croydon is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 51 min.

Other travel options to Croydon from Leicester can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 20 min.

Croydon is approximately 97 miles (156 km) away from Leicester.

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Croydon is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Leicester and Croydon as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Leicester to Croydon:

  • Trains most often depart from Leicester at Leicester and arrive in Croydon at East Croydon.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leicester to Croydon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Megabus can take you to Croydon by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Megabus from Leicester to Croydon for £17.
  • Travel with East Midlands Railway to go to Croydon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find East Midlands Railway Leicester to Croydon tickets on Omio for £80.
Many of our customers travelling from Leicester to Croydon don't make Croydon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Birmingham or Luton, either of which you could add to your Leicester and Croydon trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Croydon to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Leicester to Croydon, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £17 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £80 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Leicester to Croydon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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