There are 6 ways to get from Lewisham to Purley by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Recommended option

Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from New Cross Gate to Purley

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 75 bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Lewisham Centre to Croydon, Fairfield Halls 75

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Train via London Bridge  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Purley

$13 - $21

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lewisham to Purley 11.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Lewisham to Purley 11.8 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Walk from Lewisham to Purley 11.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Purley is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lewisham to Purley is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 25 min.

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The distance between Lewisham and Purley is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.8 miles.

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The train from New Cross Gate to Purley takes 36 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lewisham to Purley. However, there are services departing from Lewisham Centre and arriving at Purley Downlands Precinct via Croydon, Park Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Cross Gate and arriving at Purley. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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What companies run services between Lewisham, England and Purley, England?

Southern operates a train from Lewisham to Purley hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Lewisham to Purley every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from New Cross Gate to Purley
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Purley
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Thameslink
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Croydon, Fairfield Halls
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Lewisham to Purley
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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