There are 3 ways to get from Eltham to Orpington by 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

Line 161 bus, line 61 bus  •  42 min

  1. 161
  2. 61

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. 6.5 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  12 min

  1. 6.5 miles

$1 - $2

What companies run services between Eltham, England and Orpington, England?

You can take a bus from Eltham to Orpington via Chislehurst War Memorial and Chislehurst, Royal Parade (BR7) in around 42 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Eltham Church Court Yard to Chislehurst War Memorial
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Chislehurst, Royal Parade (BR7) to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Eltham to Orpington
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Eltham and Orpington is 9 km. The road distance is 10 km.

The cheapest way to get from Eltham to Orpington is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Eltham to Orpington is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs £25 - £30.

No, there is no direct bus from Eltham to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Eltham Church Court Yard and arriving at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial via Chislehurst, Royal Parade (BR7). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

It takes approximately 42 min to get from Eltham to Orpington, including transfers.