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Edinburgh to Croydon by train
Fastest journey4hr 58m
Trains per day29
Avg. journey time5hr 41m
Travelling from Edinburgh to Croydon by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Croydon take around 4 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 549 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Croydon.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Croydon?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Croydon usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Croydon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 31 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Croydon?
The Edinburgh to Croydon train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Croydon train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Croydon is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:20, and the last at 23:15.
When to book Edinburgh to Croydon train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Croydon by train.
Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Croydon?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Croydon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- Great Northern
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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