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There are 4 ways to get from Purley to Tower Bridge by train, night bus, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Purley to London Bridge

$7 - $12

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 42 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green N68
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Bermondsey, Druid Street 42

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purley to Tower Bridge 13.9 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Purley to Tower Bridge 13.9 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Purley to Tower Bridge is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purley to Tower Bridge is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purley to Tower Bridge. However, there are services departing from Purley Downlands Precinct and arriving at Bermondsey, Druid Street via Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 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 Tower Bridge is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Purley to Tower Bridge without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs £6 - £9.

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The train from Purley to London Bridge takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Purley to Tower Bridge bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Purley Downlands Precinct station.

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

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Purley to Tower Bridge bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Bermondsey, Druid Street station.

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Map of how to get from Purley to Tower Bridge.
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  • Distance: 11.8 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Purley, England and Tower Bridge, England?

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

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Bermondsey, Druid Street
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Purley to Tower Bridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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 Tower Bridge train services, operated by Southern, arrive at London Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purley to Tower Bridge is 14 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Purley to Tower Bridge.

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