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

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Plumstead

$14 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus, line 353 bus, line 51 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Addington Village Interchange 466 / ...
  2. Take the line 353 bus from Addington Village Interchange to Orpington 353
  3. Take the line 51 bus from Orpington Bus Station to Plumstead Common, Bassant Street 51

$8 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, line 53 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to New Cross Gate
  2. Take the line 53 bus from New Cross Gate Station to Plumstead Common, Heavitree Road 53

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Plumstead 17.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Plumstead 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Plumstead is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Plumstead is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to Plumstead. However, there are services departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at Plumstead Common, Bassant Street via Addington Village Interchange and Orpington Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Purley to Plumstead. However, there are services departing from Purley and arriving at Plumstead via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Purley and Plumstead is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Plumstead without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs £10 - £18.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Purley to Plumstead, including transfers.

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Purley to Plumstead bus services, operated by Arriva London South, depart from Purley Downlands Precinct station.

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

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The best way to get from Purley to Plumstead is to train which takes 53 min and costs £10 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus and line 353 bus and line 51 bus, which costs £6 - £7 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

You can take a train from Purley to Plumstead via London Bridge in around 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purley to Plumstead via Addington Village Interchange, Orpington, and Orpington Bus Station in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Purley to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Purley to New Cross Gate
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 London Bridge to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Cross Gate Station to Plumstead Common, Heavitree Road
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Addington Village Interchange to Orpington
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington Bus Station to Plumstead Common, Bassant Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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 Plumstead bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Plumstead Common, Bassant Street station.

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Purley to Plumstead train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Plumstead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Plumstead is 18 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Purley to Plumstead.

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