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There are 6 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Southeastern  •  41m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Orpington

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 136 bus, line 208 bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the line 136 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Lewisham Centre 136
  2. Take the line 208 bus from Lewisham Centre to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial N199 / ...

$3

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Train Thameslink  •  44m

  1. Take the train from Elephant & Castle to Orpington

$8 - $12

Line 171 bus, line 208 bus  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Bellingham, Newquay Road 171 / ...
  2. Take the line 208 bus from Bellingham, Newquay Road to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial N199 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  28m

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

$55 - $70

Drive  •  28m

  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 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 28m.

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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 Lewisham Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Elephant & Castle and arriving at Orpington. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 44m.

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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 train which takes 41m and costs £8 - £14.

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It takes approximately 41m 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 41m and costs £8 - £14. Alternatively, you can line 136 bus and line 208 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington.
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 41m

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

Southeastern operates a train from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington via Lewisham Centre in around 1h 56m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Elephant & Castle to Orpington
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Lewisham Centre
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Bellingham, Newquay Road
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Bellingham, Newquay Road to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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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 28m to drive from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington.

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