There are 5 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 343 bus, train  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to London Bridge Station 343
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Orpington

$12 - $17

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Line 136 bus, line 208 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 136 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall 171 / ...
  2. Take the line 208 bus from Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial N199 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Elephant & Castle to Orpington

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington 14.3 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington 14.3 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington is to line 136 bus and line 208 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Elephant & Castle Station station to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Elephant & Castle Station and arriving at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial via Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Elephant & Castle and arriving at Orpington. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Elephant & Castle Station and Orpington is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington without a car is to line 343 bus and train which takes 31 min and costs £8 - £13.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington, including transfers.

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Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Elephant & Castle Station.

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Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Elephant & Castle station.

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The best way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington is to train which takes 44 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 136 bus and line 208 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Elephant & Castle Station, England and Orpington, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington via Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Orpington
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Elephant & Castle to Orpington
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to London Bridge Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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

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Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial station.

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Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Orpington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington is 14 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington.

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