There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Purley

$8 - $11

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Bus, line 405 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station 100|Fastway / ...
  2. Take the line 405 bus from Redhill Bus Station to Purley Hospital 405

$10

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) 18.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) 18.3 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Purley (Station) 18.3 miles

$100 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station). However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Purley Hospital via Redhill Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Purley. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Purley (Station) is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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The train from Gatwick Airport to Purley takes 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) is to train which takes 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 405 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 20 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, arrive at Purley Hospital station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Purley station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station).
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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Purley (Station), England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) via Redhill Bus Station and Purley Hospital in around 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Purley Hospital
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Purley (Station)
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Purley (Station).

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