There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Orpington

$23 - $37

Cheapest option

Line 400 bus, line 466 bus, line 353 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre 400
  2. Take the line 466 bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange 466
  3. Take the line 353 bus from Addington Village Interchange to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial 353

$12

4 alternative options

Train, line 119 bus, line 353 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
  2. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way 119
  3. Take the line 353 bus from Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial 353

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington 31.9 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington 31.9 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Orpington 31.9 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial via Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre and Addington Village Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Orpington via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Orpington is 19 miles. The road distance is 31.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs £17 - £29.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington is to train which takes 54 min and costs £17 - £29. Alternatively, you can line 400 bus and line 466 bus and line 353 bus, which costs £9 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington.
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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Orpington, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington via London Bridge in around 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington via Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre and Addington Village Interchange in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Addington Village Interchange to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Orpington
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Orpington
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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