There are 5 ways to get from Purley to Ashtead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Ashtead

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 166 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 166 bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Epsom Hospital 166

$5

3 alternative options

Line 407 bus, line 470 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 407 bus from Purley, Foxley Hill Road to Sutton Head Post Office 407
  2. Take the line 470 bus from Sutton Station to Epsom, Clock Tower 470

$10

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Ashtead 10.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Ashtead 10.8 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Ashtead is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Ashtead is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to Ashtead. However, there are services departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at Ashtead, The Ashtead Hospital via Epsom Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Purley to Ashtead. However, there are services departing from Purley and arriving at Ashtead via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Purley and Ashtead is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Ashtead without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs £10 - £16.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Purley to Ashtead, including transfers.

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Purley to Ashtead bus services, operated by Arriva London South, depart from Purley Downlands Precinct station.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Ashtead.
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  • Distance: 8.8 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

You can take a train from Purley to Ashtead via Clapham Junction in around 49 min. Alternatively, Arriva London South operates a bus from Purley to Ashtead hourly. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Purley to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Ashtead
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Epsom Hospital
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Abellio London
Phone
0207 788 8550
Email
customer.care@abellio.co.uk.
Website
abellio.co.uk
Bus from Purley, Foxley Hill Road to Sutton Head Post Office
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.uk
Quality Line
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Sutton Station to Epsom, Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Ashtead
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk

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