Stratford (London) to East Croydon - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 2 hours 42 mins

Stratford (London) to East Croydon

Leave at 00:12 and arrive at 06:00
Journey time 05:48
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Central line to Mile End

  • Mile End Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

Change for District line to Earl's Court

  • Stepney Green Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station
  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Tower Hill Underground Station
  • Monument Underground Station
  • Cannon Street Underground Station
  • Mansion House Underground Station
  • Blackfriars Underground Station
  • Temple Underground Station
  • Embankment Underground Station
  • Westminster Underground Station
  • St. James's Park Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station
  • Sloane Square Underground Station
  • South Kensington Underground Station
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station
  • Earl's Court Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

Change for District line to Wimbledon

  • West Brompton Underground Station
  • Fulham Broadway Underground Station
  • Parsons Green Underground Station
  • Putney Bridge Underground Station
  • East Putney Underground Station
  • Southfields Underground Station
  • Wimbledon Park Underground Station
  • Wimbledon Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

Change for Tramway Tram to East Croydon Tram Stop

  • Dundonald Road Tram Stop
  • Merton Park Tram Stop
  • Morden Road Tram Stop
  • Phipps Bridge Tram Stop
  • Belgrave Walk Tram Stop
  • Mitcham Tram Stop
  • Mitcham Junction Tram Stop
  • Beddington Lane Tram Stop
  • Therapia Lane Tram Stop
  • Ampere Way Tram Stop
  • Waddon Marsh Tram Stop
  • Wandle Park Tram Stop
  • Reeves Corner Tram Stop
  • Centrale Tram Stop
  • West Croydon Tram Stop
  • Wellesley Road Tram Stop
  • East Croydon Tram Stop

Travel disruption notes

EAST CROYDON STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

Change for Walk to East Croydon Rail Station

  • East Croydon Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Stratford (London) to East Croydon

Leave at 05:36 and arrive at 06:45
Journey time 01:09
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Jubilee line to Canada Water

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Canning Town Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

Change for London Overground to West Croydon Rail Station

  • Surrey Quays Rail Station
  • New Cross Gate Rail Station
  • Brockley Rail Station
  • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
  • Forest Hill Rail Station
  • Sydenham Rail Station
  • Penge West Rail Station
  • Anerley Rail Station
  • Norwood Junction Rail Station
  • West Croydon Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

WEST CROYDON STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible, travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing.

Change for Walk to West Croydon Tram Stop

  • West Croydon Tram Stop

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Tramway Tram to East Croydon Tram Stop

  • Wellesley Road Tram Stop
  • East Croydon Tram Stop

Travel disruption notes

EAST CROYDON STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

Change for Walk to East Croydon Rail Station

  • East Croydon Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Stratford (London) to East Croydon

Leave at 05:51 and arrive at 07:00
Journey time 01:09
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Jubilee line to Canada Water

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Canning Town Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

Change for London Overground to West Croydon Rail Station

  • Surrey Quays Rail Station
  • New Cross Gate Rail Station
  • Brockley Rail Station
  • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
  • Forest Hill Rail Station
  • Sydenham Rail Station
  • Penge West Rail Station
  • Anerley Rail Station
  • Norwood Junction Rail Station
  • West Croydon Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

WEST CROYDON STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible, travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing.

Change for Walk to West Croydon Tram Stop

  • West Croydon Tram Stop

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Tramway Tram to East Croydon Tram Stop

  • Wellesley Road Tram Stop
  • East Croydon Tram Stop

Travel disruption notes

EAST CROYDON STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

Change for Walk to East Croydon Rail Station

  • East Croydon Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Cycle

Average journey time: 1 hour 43 mins

Return journey: East Croydon to Stratford (London)


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