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

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Train Thameslink  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Coulsdon South to Horsham

$12 - $20

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Train Southern  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Horsham

$18 - $30

Line 405 bus, line 400 bus, line 23 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 405 bus from Purley Cross to Redhill Bus Station 405
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Redhill Bus Station to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) 400 / ...
  3. Take the line 23 bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Horsham, Albion Way (Springfield Road) 23 / ...

$14

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Horsham 29.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Horsham 29.1 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Horsham is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Horsham is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to Horsham. However, there are services departing from Purley Cross and arriving at Horsham, Albion Way (Springfield Road) via Redhill Bus Station and Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coulsdon South and arriving at Horsham. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Purley and Horsham is 21 miles. The road distance is 29.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Horsham without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs £9 - £16.

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The train from Coulsdon South to Horsham takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Purley to Horsham bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, depart from Purley Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Horsham.
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  • Distance: 21.2 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Purley to Horsham hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 45 min. Southern also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purley to Horsham via Redhill Bus Station and Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Coulsdon South to Horsham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Horsham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Purley Cross to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Crawley, Bus Station (Station Way) to Horsham, Albion Way (Springfield Road)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Horsham
Ave. Duration
35 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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