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

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Train Southeastern  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gillingham (Kent)

$27 - $40

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Waddon, The Colonnades Croydon Airport to Bromley South Station 119
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Rochester

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gillingham (Kent)

$23 - $38

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Gillingham 42.3 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Gillingham 42.3 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Gillingham is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Purley to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Purley and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Purley and Gillingham is 29 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs £20 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Purley to Gillingham, including transfers.

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

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Purley to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Gillingham is 42 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Purley to Gillingham.

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  • Distance: 28.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Purley to Gillingham via London Victoria in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Train from Bromley South to Rochester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from London Bridge to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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 Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waddon, The Colonnades Croydon Airport to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
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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