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There are 5 ways to get from Purley to Dartford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Southeastern  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Dartford

$17 - $28

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Train Thameslink  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Dartford

$18 - $25

Bus, line 353 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Addington Village Interchange 466 / ...
  2. Take the line 353 bus from Addington Village Interchange to Derry Downs, Carlton Parade 353
  3. Take the bus from Derry Downs, Carlton Parade to Dartford, Home Gardens

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Dartford 29.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Dartford 29.2 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Dartford is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Dartford is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at Dartford, Home Gardens via Addington Village Interchange and Derry Downs, Carlton Parade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Purley to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Purley and arriving at Dartford via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Purley and Dartford is 16 miles. The road distance is 29.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Dartford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £12 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Purley to Dartford, including transfers.

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Purley to Dartford bus services, operated by Arriva London South, depart from Purley Downlands Precinct station.

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

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The best way to get from Purley to Dartford is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £12 - £22. Alternatively, you can bus and line 353 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Dartford.
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  • Distance: 16.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Purley to Dartford via London Bridge in around 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purley to Dartford via Addington Village Interchange and Derry Downs, Carlton Parade in around 2 h 32 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Dartford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
Bus operators
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Addington Village Interchange to Derry Downs, Carlton Parade
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Derry Downs, Carlton Parade to Dartford, Home Gardens
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Dartford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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Purley to Dartford bus services, operated by Arriva Kent Thameside, arrive at Dartford, Home Gardens station.

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Purley to Dartford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dartford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Dartford is 29 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Purley to Dartford.

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