How to find us

Whether you’re heading for Croydon College, University Centre Croydon (UCC) or Croydon School of Art, you’ll have no trouble finding us. We’re on a single campus right in the centre of the town, easily accessible by bus, tram, train and road… and we’re only 19 minutes from Gatwick Airport!

We are:

  • a 2-minute walk from East Croydon rail station;
  • a 10-minute walk from West Croydon rail station and bus terminus;
  • accessible via over 25 bus routes and three tram routes
  • accessible by bicycle via the many cycle routes which also lead into Croydon centre.

By bus:

These buses stop in central Croydon:

50, 60, 64, 75, 109, 119, 154, 157, 166, 194, 197, 198, 250, 264, 289, 312, 367, 403, 405, 407, 409, 410, 412, 450, 455, 466, 468, T33, X26, X68.

By train:

Croydon has two mainline rail stations:

East Croydon Rail Station (opposite the College) has rail services to stations including:

Bedford, Brighton, Caterham, Clapham Junction, Crawley, East Grinstead, Gatwick Airport, Haywards Heath, Kings Cross, Lewes, London Victoria, London Bridge and Redhill.

West Croydon Rail Station (ten minutes walk from the College) has rail services to stations including:

Crystal Palace, Dorking, Epsom, Guildford, Horsham, London Victoria, London Bridge, Mitcham and Sutton.

By tram:

There are three main tram routes:

Tramlink 1 - Serving West Croydon, East Croydon, Sandilands, Addiscombe and Elmers End.

Tramlink 2 - Serving West Croydon, East Croydon, Birkbeck and Beckenham Junction.

Tramlink 3 - Serving Wimbledon, Mitcham Junction, West Croydon, East Croydon, Sandilands, Addington Village and New Addington.

By road:

Croydon is served by the A232 east/west and the A23 north/south main roads. The A23 links Croydon, via the M23, with the M25 Junction 7/8. Central Croydon is 10 miles from the M25 Junction 7/8. There are also many cycle routes leading into Croydon.

Road Map to Croydon College