How to get to Croydon from Reading

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Travel Information to Croydon from Reading

distanceDistance37 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
priceTicket price range£25 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £25 • 1 h 31 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 1 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreat Western Rail

Take a train to travel 37 miles between Reading and Croydon. Great Western Rail is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct train from Reading to Croydon.

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from Reading to Croydon

How to get to Croydon from Reading by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Reading to Croydon is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best journey from Reading to Croydon with South Western Railway. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

    FAQs: Reading to Croydon

    FAQs: 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.

    You can go from Reading to Croydon by train.

    A train is the cheapest way to get from Reading to Croydon with average ticket prices of £25.

    Travelling by train is also the quickest way from Reading to Croydon. It takes on average 1 h 31 min   to travel this journey.

    The distance from Reading to Croydon is approximately 37 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Reading to Croydon is:

    • 25 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Croydon from Reading as scheduled services by 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.

    The following travel company offer services from Reading to Croydon:

    • Great Western Rail, South Western Railway or Tfl Rail can get you to Croydon by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with South Western Railway from Reading to Croydon for £25 on Omio.

    Yes, there is a direct service from Reading to Croydon:

    • You can book a direct train with.

    Direct services to Croydon tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Reading to Croydon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Manchester, Brighton, Luton, Birmingham or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Reading and Croydon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Croydon and any of these top destinations today!

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