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Duration 1h 23m
Distance 67.5 miles
Average price £30
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Reading and Orpington takes 1h 23m and the fastest train takes 1h 7m. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Reading to Orpington. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Reading
  2. London Charing Cross
  3. Orpington
1h 23m
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£17 - £40

Reading to Orpington train times

Trains run every 20 minutes between Reading and Orpington. The earliest departure is at 04:34 in the morning, and the last departure from Reading is at 18:00 which arrives into Orpington at 19:27. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Thursday, June 24, 2021

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Orpington via Paddington station and London Charing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Reading and Orpington is 47 miles. The road distance is 67.5 miles.

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Reading to Orpington train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to Orpington train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Orpington station.

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There are 2946+ hotels available in Orpington. Prices start at £75 per night.

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