There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) by train, night bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via London Bridge  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Purley

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Purley Downlands Precinct N68

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Purley

$9 - $12

Train Southern  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Purley

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) 13.1 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) 13.1 miles

$2 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 10 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 28 min.

More details

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Purley Downlands Precinct. This bus operates Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Blackfriars and arriving at Purley. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

More details

The distance between Waterloo Station and Purley (Station) is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.1 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs £7 - £12.

More details

It takes approximately 42 min to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station), including transfers.

More details

Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

More details

Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Blackfriars station.

More details

Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Purley Downlands Precinct station.

More details

Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Purley station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) is 13 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station).

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Purley (Station), England?

Thameslink operates a train from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 22 min. Southern also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Purley
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Purley
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Purley
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Purley
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Purley Downlands Precinct
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.