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There are 3 ways to get from Cambridge North Station to Purley by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge North to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Purley

£29 - £38

Cheapest option

Train, line 133 bus, line 60 bus  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge North to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Streatham Station 133
  3. Take the line 60 bus from Streatham Station to Purley Downlands Precinct 60

£27 - £38

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Cambridge North Station to Purley 94.4 miles

£14 - £21

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge North Station to Purley is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge North Station to Purley is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge North Station to Purley. However, there are services departing from Cambridge North and arriving at Purley via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Cambridge North Station and Purley is 63 miles. The road distance is 94.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge North Station to Purley without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs £28 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Cambridge North Station to Purley, including transfers.

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Cambridge North Station to Purley train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge North station.

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Cambridge North Station to Purley train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Purley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge North Station to Purley is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Cambridge North Station to Purley.

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There are 28981+ hotels available in Purley. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 62.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Cambridge North Station, England and Purley, England?

You can take a train from Cambridge North Station to Purley via Cambridge North, London Kings Cross, and London St Pancras International LL in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Purley
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £10
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Streatham Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Streatham Station to Purley Downlands Precinct
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London

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