Directions from London Paddington Station to Dartford

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 7 min

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Line 36 bus, line 96 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. 36
  2. 96

$8

3 alternative options

Tube, train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Hammersmith & City / ...

$13 - $18

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. 21.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  37 min

  1. 21.4 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Dartford, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London Paddington Station to Dartford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Dartford via Paddington Rail Station, New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage, Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal, and Woolwich Arsenal in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal to Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Dartford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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 London Paddington Station and Dartford is 28 km. The road distance is 34 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Dartford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 37 min.

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Dartford is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs £75 - £95.

No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) via New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage and Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from London Paddington Station to Dartford, including transfers.