There are 4 ways to get from Purley to East Grinstead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Riddlesdown to East Grinstead

$9 - $15

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Bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Purley, Foxley Hill Road to Caterham Valley (Caterham Station) 407 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Caterham Railway Station to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) 409 / ...

$8

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Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to East Grinstead 17.2 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Purley to East Grinstead 17.2 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to East Grinstead is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to East Grinstead is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to East Grinstead. However, there are services departing from Purley, Foxley Hill Road and arriving at East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) via Caterham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Riddlesdown and arriving at East Grinstead. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Purley and East Grinstead is 16 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to East Grinstead without a car is to train which takes 31 min and costs £7 - £12.

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The train from Riddlesdown to East Grinstead takes 31 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Purley to East Grinstead train services, operated by Southern, depart from Riddlesdown station.

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The best way to get from Purley to East Grinstead is to train which takes 31 min and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and East Grinstead, England?

Southern operates a train from Purley to East Grinstead hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 31 min. Thameslink also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purley to East Grinstead via Caterham Valley (Caterham Station) and Caterham Railway Station in around 1 h 17 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
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Caterham, Westway Common
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Southdown PSV
Website
southdown.net
Bus from Caterham Railway Station to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
southdown.net
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Caterham Railway Station to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to East Grinstead
Ave. Duration
26 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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Purley to East Grinstead bus services, operated by Southdown PSV, arrive at East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to East Grinstead is 17 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Purley to East Grinstead.

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