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

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Train  •  40m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Purley

$9 - $15

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the night bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Purley Downlands Precinct N68

$3

4 alternative options

Train via Clapham Junction  •  51m

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

$11 - $17

Line 76 bus, train  •  57m

  1. Take the line 76 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Purley

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  28m

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

$35 - $45

Drive  •  28m

  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 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 28m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Purley Downlands Precinct. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station). However, there are services departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Purley via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51m.

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

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) without a car is to train which takes 40m and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 40m to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station), including transfers.

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

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Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station).
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 40m

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

Southern operates a train from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 23m. Thameslink also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Purley
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Purley
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Purley
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to Purley
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Purley Downlands Precinct
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Purley (Station)
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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

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

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There are 8420+ hotels available in Purley (Station). Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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