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There are 4 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Purley by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  37m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Purley

$10 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 197 bus, line 466 bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the line 197 bus from Peckham Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station 197
  2. Take the line 466 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Purley Downlands Precinct 466

$5

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Taxi  •  35m

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to Purley 16.7 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to Purley 16.7 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Purley is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to Purley is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canary Wharf station to Purley. However, there are services departing from Peckham Bus Station and arriving at Purley Downlands Precinct via East Croydon Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and Purley is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Purley without a car is to train which takes 37m and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 37m to get from Canary Wharf to Purley, including transfers.

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Canary Wharf to Purley bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Peckham Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Purley is to train which takes 37m and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 197 bus and line 466 bus, which costs £4 and takes 1h 22m.

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Canary Wharf to Purley bus services, operated by Arriva London South, arrive at Purley Downlands Precinct station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canary Wharf to Purley is 17 miles. It takes approximately 35m to drive from Canary Wharf to Purley.

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  • Distance: 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 37m

What companies run services between Canary Wharf, England and Purley, England?

Southern operates a train from Canary Wharf to Purley every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 23m. Thameslink also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canary Wharf to Purley via East Croydon Rail Station in around 1h 22m.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Peckham Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Purley Downlands Precinct
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf to Purley
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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