There are 6 ways to get from Purley to Kennington by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Vauxhall

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 60 bus, line 159 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 60 bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Streatham Station 60
  2. Take the line 159 bus from Streatham Station to Kennington, St. Mark's Church Kennington 159 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Line 127 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 127 bus from Purley High Street Purley Station to Tooting Broadway 127

$6 - $7

Night bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Walworth, Camberwell Road Albany Road N68

$3

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Kennington 11.1 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Kennington 11.1 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Kennington is to line 60 bus and line 159 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Kennington is to train which costs £8 - £13 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at Walworth, Camberwell Road Albany Road. This bus operates Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Purley to Kennington. However, there are services departing from Purley and arriving at Vauxhall via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Purley and Kennington is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Kennington without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £8 - £13.

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It takes approximately 20 min to get from Purley to Kennington, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Purley to Kennington is to train which takes 20 min and costs £8 - £13. Alternatively, you can line 127 bus, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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Purley to Kennington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kennington, St. Mark's Church Kennington station.

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Purley to Kennington train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Vauxhall station.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Kennington.
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  • Distance: 10.1 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

You can take a train from Purley to Kennington via Clapham Junction in around 20 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Purley to Kennington every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Purley High Street Purley Station to Tooting Broadway
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Streatham Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Streatham Station to Kennington, St. Mark's Church Kennington
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Walworth, Camberwell Road Albany Road
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Kennington
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
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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