There are 7 ways to get from Purley to Brixton by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car, rideshare or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  14 min

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  41 min

  1. N68

$3

5 alternative options

Bus, line 109 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. 405 / ...
  2. 109

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. 10.3 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  21 min

  1. 10.3 miles

$2 - $4

Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. 11.4 miles

$4

Walk  •  3 h 21 min

  1. 10.5 miles

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

Southern operates a train from Purley to Brixton hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purley to Brixton via West Croydon Bus Station and West Croydon Station in around 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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 West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Purley, Foxley Hill Road to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Croydon Station to Brixton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Brixton, Hollingbourne Road
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Croydon to London
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Purley to Brixton
Ave. Duration
21 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
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Purley and Brixton is 14 km. The road distance is 16 km.

The cheapest way to get from Purley to Brixton is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Purley to Brixton is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £8.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Purley and arriving at Clapham Junction. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at Brixton, Hollingbourne Road. This bus operates Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

The train from Purley to Clapham Junction takes 14 min including transfers and departs hourly.