There are 4 ways to get from Purley to Shirley by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train, line 194 bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to East Croydon
  2. Take the line 194 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Shirley, Hartland Way 194

$5 - $9

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Shirley Church Road 466 / ...

$2 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Shirley 5.2 miles

$27 - $33

Walk  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Walk from Purley to Shirley 4.8 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Purley to Shirley is to bus which costs £1 - £2 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Shirley is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at Shirley Church Road. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Purley and Shirley is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Purley to Shirley without a car is to train and line 194 bus which takes 22 min and costs £3 - £7.

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from Purley to Shirley, including transfers.

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

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Purley to Shirley bus services, operated by Arriva London South, arrive at Shirley Church Road station.

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There are 8068+ hotels available in Shirley. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Shirley.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

Arriva London South operates a bus from Purley to Shirley every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 30 min. London Buses also services this route every 10 minutes.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Shirley, Hartland Way
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waddon, The Colonnades Croydon Airport to Shirley, Cheston Avenue
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Shirley Church Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Shirley
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$27 - $33
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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