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There are 7 ways to get from Purley to Balham (Station) by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train via Clapham Junction  •  22 min

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

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 127 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 127 bus from Purley High Street Purley Station to Tooting Broadway 127

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Balham

$5 - $8

Bus, train  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to West Croydon Bus Station 60 / ...
  2. Take the train from West Croydon to Balham

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Balham (Station) 8.8 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Balham (Station) 8.8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Walk from Purley to Balham (Station) 8.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Balham (Station) is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Balham (Station) is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Purley and arriving at Balham. Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Purley and Balham (Station) is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Balham (Station) without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £5 - £9.

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from Purley to Balham (Station), including transfers.

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Purley to Balham (Station) train services, operated by Southern, depart from Purley station.

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The best way to get from Purley to Balham (Station) is to train which takes 22 min and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 127 bus, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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Purley to Balham (Station) train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Balham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Balham (Station) is 9 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Purley to Balham (Station).

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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and Balham (Station), England?

You can take a train from Purley to Balham (Station) via Clapham Junction in around 22 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Purley to Balham (Station) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Purley to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Balham
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Purley to Balham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from West Croydon to Balham
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Purley High Street Purley Station to Tooting Broadway
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Purley Downlands Precinct to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Purley Hospital to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Balham (Station)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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