There are 6 ways to get from Purley to Crawley Down by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 291 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Three Bridges
  2. Take the line 291 bus from Three Bridges Station to Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road) 272 / ...

$16 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 409 bus, line 291 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 409 bus from Whyteleafe Tavern to East Grinstead, Whitehall (Queen's Road) 409
  2. Take the line 291 bus from East Grinstead, Whitehall (Queen's Road) to Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road) 281 / ...

$13

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Train, line 281 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Riddlesdown to Lingfield
  2. Take the line 281 bus from Lingfield Railway Station to Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road) 281

$14 - $17

Line 405 bus, line 400 bus, line 291 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 405 bus from Purley Cross to Redhill Bus Station 405
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Redhill Bus Station to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) 400 / ...
  3. Take the line 291 bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road) 272 / ...

$14

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Crawley Down 19.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Crawley Down 19.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Crawley Down is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Crawley Down is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to Crawley Down. However, there are services departing from Purley Cross and arriving at Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road) via Redhill Bus Station and Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Purley and Crawley Down is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Crawley Down without a car is to train and line 291 bus which takes 53 min and costs £12 - £21.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Purley to Crawley Down, including transfers.

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Purley to Crawley Down bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, depart from Purley Cross station.

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Purley to Crawley Down bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Crawley Down is 20 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Purley to Crawley Down.

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There are 308+ hotels available in Crawley Down. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Crawley Down.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and Crawley Down, England?

You can take a bus from Purley to Crawley Down via Redhill Bus Station and Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Three Bridges
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Riddlesdown to Lingfield
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Three Bridges
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Riddlesdown to Lingfield
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Lingfield Railway Station to Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, Whitehall (Queen's Road) to Crawley Down, War Memorial (Vicarage Road)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Purley Cross to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Southdown PSV
Website
southdown.net
Bus from Whyteleafe Tavern to East Grinstead, Whitehall (Queen's Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
southdown.net
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Crawley Down
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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