Gravel Hill
Gravel Hill tram stop, looking east
General information
LocationGravel Hill,
United Kingdom
Operated byTramlink
Other information
Fare zoneLondon fare zones 3, 4, 5 and 6
2009–100.319 million total boardings and alightings[1]
2010–110.322 million total boardings and alightings[2]

51°21′16″N 0°02′35″W / 51.35455°N 0.04314°W / 51.35455; -0.04314

Gravel Hill tram stop is a light rail stop serving Addington, in the London Borough of Croydon in the southern suburbs of London. It is the main destination for tourists visiting the historic site of Addington Palace. It is also used by students who attend John Ruskin College and is the nearest stop for Forestdale.


Gravel Hill is served by tram services operated by Tramlink. The tram stop is served by trams every 7-8 minutes between New Addington and West Croydon via East Croydon and Centrale.[3][4]

A very small number of early morning and late evening services continue beyond Croydon to and from Therapia Lane and Wimbledon. During the evenings on weekends, the service is reduced to a tram every 15 minutes.

Services are operated using Bombardier CR4000 and Stadler Variobahn Trams.

Preceding station Tramlink Following station
Coombe Lane
towards West Croydon
New Addington to Croydon town centre
Addington Village


The stop is served by London Buses routes 130 and 466 which provide connections to New Addington, Croydon Town Centre, Thornton Heath, Purley and Caterham.[5]

Free interchange for journeys made within an hour is available between bus services and between buses and trams is available at Gravel Hill as part of Transport for London's Hopper Fare.[6]


  1. ^ "Tram Stop Usage 2009-10 (FOI)" (XLS). Tramlink annual passenger performance 2009-2010. Transport for London. 18 August 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Tramlink numbers 2010-2011" (PDF). Tramlink annual passenger performance 2010-2011. Transport for London. 28 March 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Tram Timetables". Transport for London. Retrieved 4 January 2023.
  4. ^ "London Trams Map" (PDF). Transport for London. Retrieved 4 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Buses and Trams from Addington Hills and Coombe Lane" (PDF). Transport for London. Retrieved 5 January 2023.
  6. ^ "Bus and Tram Fares". Transport for London. Retrieved 4 January 2022.