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There are 6 ways to get from Purley to Thorpe Park by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Staines  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Staines

$13 - $21

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Chertsey

$16 - $25

Line 466 bus, bus, line 203 bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 466 bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to East Croydon Rail Station 466
  2. Take the bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Hatton Cross X26
  3. Take the line 203 bus from Hatton Cross to Elmsleigh Bus Station 203

Line 407 bus, line 213 bus, line 216 bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 407 bus from Purley, Foxley Hill Road to Sutton Head Post Office 407
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Fairfield Bus Station 213 / ...
  3. Take the line 216 bus from Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston to Elmsleigh Bus Station 216

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Thorpe Park 31.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Thorpe Park 31.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Thorpe Park is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Dingwall Road East Croydon Station, Hatton Cross and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Purley to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Purley and arriving at Chertsey via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Purley and Thorpe Park is 18 miles. The road distance is 31.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £10 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Purley to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Purley to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £10 - £17. Alternatively, you can line 466 bus and bus and line 203 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and Thorpe Park, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Purley to Thorpe Park via Clapham Junction, Staines, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Purley to Thorpe Park via East Croydon Rail Station, Dingwall Road East Croydon Station, Hatton Cross, Elmsleigh Bus Station, and Thorpe Park Main Entrance in around 3 h 32 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Staines
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Chertsey
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Hatton Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Fairfield Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London United
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl-buses.co.uk
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Hatton Cross to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
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
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Thorpe Park
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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 Thorpe Park bus services, operated by London United, arrive at Elmsleigh Bus Station.

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Purley to Thorpe Park train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Chertsey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Thorpe Park is 31 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Purley to Thorpe Park.

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There are 919+ hotels available in Thorpe Park. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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