There are 5 ways to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, Tube  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station Jubilee

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus, line 75 bus, line 380 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Purley Hospital to West Croydon Bus Station 405 / ...
  2. Take the line 75 bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Lewisham Station 75
  3. Take the line 380 bus from Lewisham Station to Woolwich, Samuel Street 380

$8 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) 19.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) 19.2 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from Purley to London City Airport 19.2 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) is to train and Tube which costs £9 - £15 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Purley Hospital and arriving at Woolwich, Samuel Street via West Croydon Bus Station and Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Purley and London City Airport (LCY) is 14 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train and Tube which takes 41 min and costs £9 - £15.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Purley to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, depart from Purley Hospital station.

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Purley to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Woolwich, Samuel Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to London City Airport (LCY) is 19 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Purley to London City Airport (LCY).

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There are 8113+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purley to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and London City Airport (LCY), England?

You can take a bus from Purley to London City Airport (LCY) via West Croydon Bus Station and Lewisham Station in around 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Purley Hospital to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
London Buses
Website
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
Bus from Lewisham Station to Woolwich, Samuel Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Purley to London City Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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