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Need to get into the city, pronto? Whether you're travelling for an important work meeting or a social soiree, we'll get you there. For a convenient arrival into the heart of Westminster, our trains from East Croydon to City Thameslink are popular with commuters and leisure travellers alike.

Book ahead and get your tickets sent straight to your phone using our On Track app or use our journey planner to avoid rush-hour ticket queues. Don't forget to check our live departures board below for live updates, too.

Journey information from East Croydon to City Thameslink

  • How long is the average journey duration from East Croydon to City Thameslink? 0 hours 23 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from East Croydon to City Thameslink? 0 hours 22 minutes
  • When is the first train from East Croydon to City Thameslink? 04:40
  • When is the last train from East Croydon to City Thameslink? 22:21
  • How many services run for East Croydon to City Thameslink today? 140

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.

Find the next train to City Thameslink from East Croydon

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Live departures for East Croydon
Due Destination Platform Expected Train Length  further details  Additional Information 
09:31 Cambridge Platform 2 2 09:34 3 mins late 12 coaches See details on departure to Cambridge
09:33 Bedford via London Bridge Platform 4 4 09:40 7 mins late 8 coaches See details on departure to Bedford via London Bridge
09:45 Peterborough Platform 1 1 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Peterborough
09:51 Bedford via London Bridge Platform 2 2 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Bedford via London Bridge
10:01 Cambridge Platform 2 2 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Cambridge
10:03 Bedford via London Bridge Platform Cancelled 12 coaches See details on departure to Bedford via London Bridge
10:15 Peterborough Platform 1 1 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Peterborough
10:21 Bedford via London Bridge Platform 2 2 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Bedford via London Bridge
10:31 Cambridge Platform 2 2 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Cambridge
10:33 Bedford via London Bridge Platform 4 4 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Bedford via London Bridge
Live arrivals at East Croydon
Due Destination Platform Expected Train Length  further details  Additional Information 
09:36 Bedford Platform 6 6 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Bedford
09:45 Peterborough Platform 6 6 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Peterborough
09:48 Bedford Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Bedford
09:58 Cambridge Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Cambridge
10:06 Bedford Platform 6 6 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Bedford
10:15 Peterborough Platform 6 6 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Peterborough
10:18 Bedford Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Bedford
10:28 Cambridge Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Cambridge
10:36 Bedford Platform 6 6 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Bedford
10:45 Peterborough Platform 6 6 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Peterborough

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