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

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  •  35 min

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

$12 - $21

Cheapest option

Line 75 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 75 bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Lewisham Station 75

$5 - $6

3 alternative options

Train, line 177 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to New Cross Gate
  2. Take the line 177 bus from New Cross Gate Station to Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum 177

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Greenwich 13.3 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Greenwich 13.3 miles

$2 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Purley to Greenwich is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 28 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Purley to Greenwich is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 28 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Purley to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from Purley Hospital and arriving at Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum via West Croydon Bus Station and Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Purley to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from Purley and arriving at Greenwich via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

More details

The distance between Purley and Greenwich is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.3 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Purley to Greenwich without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs £9 - £16.

More details

It takes approximately 35 min to get from Purley to Greenwich, including transfers.

More details

Purley to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at West Croydon Bus Station.

More details

Purley to Greenwich train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Purley station.

More details

The best way to get from Purley to Greenwich is to train which takes 35 min and costs £9 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 75 bus, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1 h 39 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Purley to Greenwich.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and Greenwich, Greater London, England?

You can take a train from Purley to Greenwich via London Bridge in around 35 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Purley to Greenwich every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Purley to New Cross Gate
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Cross Gate Station to Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Purley to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lewisham Station.

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Greenwich is 13 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Purley to Greenwich.

Get driving directions

Book your Purley to Greenwich train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 8217+ hotels available in Greenwich. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

More details

Trips to Greenwich