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There are 5 ways to get from Greenwich to Orpington by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road to Orpington N199

$3

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Cutty Sark to Lewisham DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Lewisham to Orpington

$9 - $14

Line 208 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 208 bus from Lewisham Station to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial N199 / ...

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenwich to Orpington 10.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Greenwich to Orpington 10.8 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Greenwich to Orpington is to bus which costs £2 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greenwich to Orpington is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road and arriving at Orpington. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Greenwich to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Cutty Sark and arriving at Orpington via Lewisham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Greenwich and Orpington is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Greenwich to Orpington without a car is to bus which takes 44 min and costs £2.

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The bus from Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road to Orpington takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Greenwich to Orpington bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road station.

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Greenwich to Orpington train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Cutty Sark station.

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The best way to get from Greenwich to Orpington is to bus which takes 44 min and costs £2. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £11 and takes 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Greenwich to Orpington.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Greenwich, Greater London, England and Orpington, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Greenwich to Orpington hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Greenwich to Orpington via Lewisham DLR Station and Lewisham in around 44 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Cutty Sark to Lewisham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road to Orpington
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Station to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Greenwich to Orpington
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Greenwich to Orpington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Orpington station.

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Greenwich to Orpington train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Orpington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greenwich to Orpington is 11 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Greenwich to Orpington.

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There are 6542+ hotels available in Orpington. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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