There are 5 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington by subway, train, 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

Tube, train  •  30 min

  1. Take the Tube from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station Northern
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Orpington

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 136 bus, line 208 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 136 bus from Elephant & Castle 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

$9 - $15

Taxi  •  28 min

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

$70 - $85

Drive  •  28 min

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

$3 - $5

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 $9 - $12 and the journey takes 44 min. Southeastern also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington via Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Orpington
Ave. Duration
15 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
Train from Elephant & Castle to Orpington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Elephant & Castle to Orpington
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle to Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall
Ave. Duration
54 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$70 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Elephant & Castle Station and Orpington is 19 km. The road distance is 23 km.

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 48 min.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Elephant & Castle and arriving at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial via Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 30 min to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Orpington, including transfers.