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There are 7 ways to get from Purley to London South Bank University by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 133 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 133 bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway 133 / ...

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the night bus from South Croydon Bus Garage to Elephant & Castle London Rd N68

$3

5 alternative options

Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Bridge

$7 - $12

Line 407 bus, train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 407 bus from Purley, Foxley Hill Road to Sutton Head Post Office 407
  2. Take the train from Sutton (London) to Elephant & Castle

$9 - $13

Night bus via Purley Downlands Precinct  •  57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Elephant & Castle London Rd N68

$3

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to London South Bank University 12.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Purley to London South Bank University 12.4 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to London South Bank University is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to London South Bank University is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from South Croydon Bus Garage and arriving at Elephant & Castle London Rd. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Purley and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Purley and London South Bank University is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to London South Bank University without a car is to train and line 133 bus which takes 38 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Purley to London South Bank University, including transfers.

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Purley to London South Bank University bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Croydon Bus Garage station.

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Purley to London South Bank University train services, operated by Southern, depart from Purley station.

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Purley to London South Bank University bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Elephant & Castle London Rd station.

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Map of how to get from Purley to London South Bank University.
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  • Distance: 11.2 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and London South Bank University, England?

Southern operates a train from Purley to London South Bank University every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 25 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Sutton (London) to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from South Croydon Bus Garage to Elephant & Castle London Rd
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Elephant & Castle London Rd
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Abellio London
Phone
0207 788 8550
Email
customer.care@abellio.co.uk.
Website
abellio.co.uk
Bus from Purley, Foxley Hill Road to Sutton Head Post Office
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to London South Bank University
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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 London South Bank University train services, operated by Southern, arrive at London Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to London South Bank University is 12 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Purley to London South Bank University.

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There are 9218+ hotels available in London South Bank University. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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