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Manchester to Croydon

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How to get from Manchester to Croydon?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Manchester Croydon. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Manchester-Croydon

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Croydon (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 171 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Manchester to Croydon without changing trains but some trains run on lines Manchester-London and London-Croydon allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of Virgin Trains to London leave from Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. Arrival in London will take place at London Euston station (2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in London where the train Brighton Mainline or West London operated by First Capital Connect or Southern Railways leave for Croydon.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Manchester Croydon only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Manchester-London.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Manchester. The bus will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Croydon from Manchester. You can take the flight Manchester-London and complete the other part of your journey traveling by train.
Leave Manchester and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Manchester International MAN airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to London (Gatwick airport, IATA code: LGW) operated by Virgin Atlantic Airways or British Airways.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Manchester-London will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Croydon?

Railway companies
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection Manchester-London with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Euston at arrival (2 mi from centre)
First Capital Connect transports passengers on a rail line from London to Croydon with the train which leaves Gatwick Airport station to arrive at East Croydon railway station (England United Kingdom)
Southern Railways operates the train journey London-Croydon with the train Brighton Mainline from London Victoria railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of East Croydon at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of London where the coach will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station station situated at about 1.1 mi from London city centre.
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Manchester-London (163.4 mi)
Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Airways carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport)
British Airways flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)

Stop cities from Manchester or cities to visit near Croydon

When travelling from Croydon to Manchester by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at London located at 9 mi from Croydon (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Croydon or back to Manchester, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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