There are 5 ways to get from Dartford to London Paddington Station by train, subway, 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, Tube  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the Tube from Charing Cross Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station Bakerloo

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 96 bus, bus, line 23 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Dartford, Highfield Road Magistrates Court to Plumstead Road Plumstead Station 96
  2. Take the bus from Plumstead Road Plumstead Station to Temple, Lancaster Place N1
  3. Take the line 23 bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Paddington, Westbourne Terrace 23

$10

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Farringdon

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to London Paddington Station 21.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to London Paddington Station 21.5 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dartford to London Paddington Station is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to London Paddington Station is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Dartford and London Paddington Station is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Dartford to London Paddington Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to London Paddington Station. However, there are services departing from Dartford, Highfield Road Magistrates Court and arriving at Paddington, Westbourne Terrace via Plumstead Road Plumstead Station and Covent Garden, Savoy Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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There are 8500+ hotels available in London Paddington Station. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dartford to London Paddington Station.
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  • Distance: 17.6 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Dartford, England and London Paddington Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Dartford to London Paddington Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartford to London Paddington Station via Plumstead Road Plumstead Station, Temple, Lancaster Place, Covent Garden, Savoy Street, and Paddington, Westbourne Terrace in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dartford, Highfield Road Magistrates Court to Plumstead Road Plumstead Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plumstead Road Plumstead Station to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Paddington, Westbourne Terrace
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to London Paddington Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com

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