There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Orpington by train, subway, bus, car, car ferry or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington Heathrow Express
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Orpington

$38 - $54

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Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station X26

$8

3 alternative options

Tube, train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Orpington

$15 - $21

Drive, Woolwich Ferry  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier
  2. Take the Woolwich Ferry from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Woolwich Ferry South Pier
  3. Drive from Woolwich Ferry South Pier to Orpington

$13 - $18

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Orpington 54.4 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Orpington is to bus which costs £6 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Orpington is to towncar which costs £110 - £160 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Orpington is 25 miles.

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Orpington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial via East Croydon Rail Station and Addington Village Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Orpington without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £29 - £45.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Orpington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at West Croydon station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Orpington.
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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Orpington, England?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Orpington via London Paddington, Paddington Underground Station, Charing Cross Underground Station, and London Charing Cross in around 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Orpington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Car ferry from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Woolwich Ferry South Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Orpington
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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