East Croydon to Whitechapel - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: East Croydon

• Take the 466 bus or 312 bus to Coombe Road
• Change at Coombe Road
• Take the 468 bus to Elephant & Castle Station
• Change at Elephant & Castle Station
• Take the Walk to E & C / Newington Causeway
• Change at Elephant & Castle / Newington Causeway
• Take the 343 bus to Tower Gateway Station
• Change at Tower Gateway Station
• Take the Replacement Bus DL-6 to Whitechapel Station / Royal London Hospital
• Change at Whitechapel Station / Royal London Hospital
• Take the Walk to Whitechapel Station
• Change at Whitechapel Station

Arrive at: Whitechapel

Journey time between East Croydon and Whitechapel averages at 90 minutes


Stations passed through from East Croydon

  • Park Street
  • Coombe Road

Local disruptions

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July, no service between Tower Hill and West Ham. Replacement buses operate.

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.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July, no service between Hammersmith and Barking. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking via Canning Town.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July, no service between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / Clapham Junction / Crystal Palace / West Croydon. Use alternative London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Kingsland (except after 2145 on Sunday when replacement buses operate), and Southern services between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace. Replacement buses operate between Dalston Kingsland and New Cross Gate, and between Canada Water and Clapham Junction.


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Return journey: Whitechapel 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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