Caterham to Purfleet Rail Station - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Caterham

• Take the Southern to East Croydon
• Change at East Croydon Rail Station
• Take the Thameslink to London Bridge
• Change at London Bridge Rail Station
• Take the Jubilee line to Stratford
• Change at Stratford Underground Station
• Take the c2c to Upminster
• Change at Upminster Rail Station
• Take the c2c to Purfleet
• Change at Purfleet Rail Station

Arrive at: Purfleet Rail Station

Journey time between Caterham and Purfleet Rail Station averages at 148 minutes


Stations passed through from Caterham

  • Whyteleafe South Rail Station
  • Whyteleafe Rail Station
  • Kenley Rail Station
  • Purley Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station

Local disruptions

c2c: Saturday 11 July, no service between Barking and Grays (via Rainham). Use local London Buses Route 287 or EL2 for Dagenham Dock. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays calling at Rainham and Purfleet.


Ticket price information

Fares between two stations may vary depending on the direction of travel, time of day and day of the week.

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day (usually between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday).

When you pay as you go, you must touch your contactless or Oyster card on a yellow reader at the start and end of your journey.

Some journeys are charged via Zone 1 regardless of the route taken.

If your journey avoids Zone 1 and you see a pink card reader when changing trains, touch your contactless or Oyster card on it to pay the right fare.


Return journey: Purfleet Rail Station to Caterham


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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