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There are 7 ways to get from Purley to Embankment Pier by train, night bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Southern  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Victoria

$10 - $16

Cheapest option

Night bus via South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank N68

$3

5 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Blackfriars

$11 - $15

Night bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Temple, Lancaster Place N68

$3

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Embankment Pier 13.6 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Embankment Pier 13.6 miles

$2 - $5

Rideshare  •  46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Croydon to London 11.4 miles

$4

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Embankment Pier is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Embankment Pier is to train which costs £7 - £13 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Purley and Embankment Pier is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Embankment Pier without a car is to train which takes 28 min and costs £7 - £13.

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It takes approximately 28 min to get from Purley to Embankment Pier, including transfers.

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Purley to Embankment Pier bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Purley Downlands Precinct station.

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Purley to Embankment Pier bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Embankment Pier is 14 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Purley to Embankment Pier.

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There are 8963+ hotels available in Embankment Pier. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Embankment Pier.
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and Embankment Pier, England?

Southern operates a train from Purley to Embankment Pier hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Croydon to London
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Purley to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Purley and Embankment Pier. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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