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There are 5 ways to get from Purley to Kensington (Olympia) by train, night bus, 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.

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Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Kensington (Olympia)

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the night bus from Clapham Junction Station to Earls Court, West Cromwell Road N31

$9 - $12

Train, line 49 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 49 bus from Clapham Junction Stn Falcon Road to Earls Court, Holland Road Kensington Olympia Station 49

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Kensington (Olympia) 14 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Kensington (Olympia) 14 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Purley to Kensington (Olympia) is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Purley to Kensington (Olympia). However, there are services departing from Purley and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Purley and Kensington (Olympia) is 12 miles. The road distance is 14 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Kensington (Olympia) without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs £5 - £10.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Purley to Kensington (Olympia), including transfers.

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Purley to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by Southern, depart from Purley station.

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Purley to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Kensington (Olympia) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Kensington (Olympia) is 14 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Purley to Kensington (Olympia).

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There are 9031+ hotels available in Kensington (Olympia). Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Kensington (Olympia).
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  • Distance: 11.8 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and Kensington (Olympia), England?

You can take a train from Purley to Kensington (Olympia) via Clapham Junction and Kensington (Olympia) in around 36 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Purley to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Clapham Junction Station to Earls Court, West Cromwell Road
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Stn Falcon Road to Earls Court, Holland Road Kensington Olympia Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$65 - $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

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