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

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Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from New Cross Gate to Purley

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 75 bus, bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Lewisham Centre to Croydon, Fairfield Halls 75
  2. Take the bus from Croydon, Park Street to Purley, Foxley Hill Road 407 / ...

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Line 75 bus  •  1 h 24 min

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

$6

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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No, there is no direct bus from Lewisham to Purley. However, there are services departing from Lewisham Centre and arriving at Purley Hospital via Croydon, Park Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Cross Gate and arriving at Purley. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 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 best way to get from Lewisham to Purley without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs £4 - £7.

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

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Lewisham to Purley bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Lewisham Centre station.

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Lewisham to Purley train services, operated by Southern, depart from New Cross Gate station.

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Purley is to train which takes 36 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 75 bus, which costs £5 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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  • Distance: 9.8 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

Southern operates a train from Lewisham to Purley hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 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 3 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Croydon, Fairfield Halls
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Croydon, Park Street to Purley, Foxley Hill Road
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Abellio London
Phone
0207 788 8550
Email
customer.care@abellio.co.uk.
Website
abellio.co.uk
Bus from Croydon, Park Street to Purley, Foxley Hill Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.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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Lewisham to Purley bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Croydon, Fairfield Halls station.

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Lewisham to Purley train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Purley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lewisham to Purley is 12 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Lewisham to Purley.

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