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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Purley by train, bus or car

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Train South Western Railway  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction

$31 - $76

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Bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$18 - $25

2 alternative options

Train via Horsham  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Horsham
  2. Take the train from Horsham to Redhill

$52 - $80

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Purley 86.6 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Purley is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Purley is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Purley. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Purley Cross via London Victoria Coach Station and Mitcham, Downe Road Mitcham Library. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Purley. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Purley via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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The distance between Southampton and Purley is 64 miles. The road distance is 86.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Purley without a car is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs £24 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Southampton to Purley, including transfers.

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Southampton to Purley bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Purley train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Purley is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs £24 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Purley.
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  • Distance: 63.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 46m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Purley, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to Purley hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 11m. Southern also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Purley hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Horsham to Redhill
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express

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Southampton to Purley bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Southampton to Purley train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Clapham Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Purley is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Southampton to Purley.

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