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

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Coulsdon South to Horsham

$12 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 405 bus, bus, line 200 bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 405 bus from Purley Tesco to Redhill Bus Station 405
  2. Take the bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400 / ...
  3. Take the line 200 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Horsham, Albion Way 200

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Train via Gatwick Airport  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Gatwick Airport
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Horsham

$14 - $22

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Horsham 29.1 miles

$130 - $160

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 Tesco and arriving at Horsham, Albion Way via Redhill Bus Station and Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coulsdon South and arriving at Horsham. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. 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 Tesco station.

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Purley to Horsham train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Coulsdon South station.

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The best way to get from Purley to Horsham is to train which takes 45 min and costs £9 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 405 bus and bus and line 200 bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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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 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purley to Horsham via Redhill Bus Station and Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal in around 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Coulsdon South to Horsham
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Purley to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Horsham
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Coulsdon South to Horsham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Purley to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Horsham
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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 Tesco to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Horsham, Albion Way
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Horsham
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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 Horsham bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Horsham, Albion Way station.

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Purley to Horsham train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Horsham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Horsham is 29 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Purley to Horsham.

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