How to get from Reading to Croydon

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Travel Information between Reading and Croydon

distanceDistance37 miles (60 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £24 • 1 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Travel 37 miles (60 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Reading to Croydon. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Reading to Croydon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Reading 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 Reading to Croydon.

There are 4 ways to travel between Reading and Croydon including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Reading to Croydon. Tickets for a flight cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Croydon:

A flight journey is usually £7 less than a journey to Croydon by coach, which costs on average £7 for the same trip.

A flight is £1 less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Reading to Croydon costing on average £1.

A flight is about £24 less than a train, which costs on average £24 for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Croydon from Reading is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 37 min.

There are alternative travel options to Croydon that can usually take longer:

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The distance between Reading and Croydon is around 37 miles (60 km).

The average frequency per day from Reading to Croydon is:

  • 2 coaches a day.
  • 61 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Reading to Croydon as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Reading to Croydon:

  • Most travellers catch their train from Reading and arrive in East Croydon.

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

  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to Croydon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Reading to Croydon tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway for trains to Croydon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Great Western Railway Reading to Croydon tickets on Omio for £24.
Omio customers who travel from Reading to Croydon often also extend their holiday to go to London, Birmingham or Luton. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Croydon and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip to Croydon from Reading, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £7 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £24 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Croydon from Reading online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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