East Croydon to Bethnal Green - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: East Croydon

• Take the Thameslink to Blackfriars
• Change at London Blackfriars Rail Station
• Take the Walk to Apothecary Street
• Change at Apothecary Street
• Take the 40 bus or N89 bus or N63 bus or 63 bus to Blackfriars Station / North Entrance
• Change at Blackfriars Station / North Entrance
• Take the N89 bus to Fetter Lane
• Change at Fetter Lane
• Take the N15 bus to Aldgate East Station
• Change at Aldgate East Station
• Take the N253 bus to Bethnal Green Station
• Change at Bethnal Green Station

Arrive at: Bethnal Green

Journey time between East Croydon and Bethnal Green averages at 84 minutes


Stations passed through from East Croydon

  • London Blackfriars Rail Station

Local disruptions

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.

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.

Most Tube station ticket machines are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground and DLR stations are still accepting cash.


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Return journey: Bethnal Green to East Croydon


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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