There are 4 ways to get from Purley to Canning Town station by train, subway, night bus, bus, taxi or car

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Train, Tube  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station Jubilee

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Temple, Lancaster Place N68
  2. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych to Canning Town N15 / ...

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Canning Town station 17 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Canning Town station 17 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Canning Town station is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Canning Town station is to train and Tube which costs £8 - £13 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to Canning Town station. However, there are services departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at Canning Town via Temple, Aldwych. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Purley and Canning Town station is 13 miles. The road distance is 17 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Canning Town station without a car is to train and Tube which takes 33 min and costs £8 - £13.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Purley to Canning Town station, including transfers.

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Purley to Canning Town station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Purley Downlands Precinct station.

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Purley to Canning Town station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canning Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Canning Town station is 17 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Purley to Canning Town station.

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There are 8204+ hotels available in Canning Town station. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Canning Town station.
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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and Canning Town station, England?

There is no direct connection from Purley to Canning Town station. However, you can take the train to London Bridge, take the walk to London Bridge Underground Station, then take the Tube to Canning Town Underground Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Purley to Canning Town station via Temple, Lancaster Place and Temple, Aldwych in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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