There are 4 ways to get from Purley to Caterham by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Caterham

$2 - $5

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Line 407 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 407 bus from Purley, Foxley Hill Road to Caterham Valley (Caterham Station) 407

$2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Caterham 4.8 miles

$25 - $30

Walk  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Walk from Purley to Caterham 5.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Caterham is to line 407 bus which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Caterham is to taxi which costs £19 - £23 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Purley, Foxley Hill Road and arriving at Caterham Valley (Caterham Station) station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Purley and arriving at Caterham. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Purley and Caterham is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Purley to Caterham without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The train from Purley to Caterham takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Purley to Caterham bus services, operated by Abellio London, depart from Purley, Foxley Hill Road station.

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Purley to Caterham train services, operated by Southern, depart from Purley station.

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The best way to get from Purley to Caterham is to train which takes 13 min and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can line 407 bus, which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

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Purley to Caterham bus services, operated by Abellio London, arrive at Caterham Valley (Caterham Station).

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Purley to Caterham train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Caterham station.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Caterham.
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

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

Southern operates a train from Purley to Caterham every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Abellio London operates a bus from Purley to Caterham every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Abellio London
Phone
0207 788 8550
Email
customer.care@abellio.co.uk.
Website
abellio.co.uk
Bus from Purley, Foxley Hill Road to Caterham Valley (Caterham Station)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Caterham
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
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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