There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Orpington by subway, train, taxi or car

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Tube, train Southeastern  •  55 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station Bakerloo
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Orpington

$13 - $19

Cheapest option

Tube, train Thameslink  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station Bakerloo
  2. Take the train from Elephant & Castle to Orpington

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Orpington 18.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Orpington 18.3 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The distance between London Paddington Station and Orpington is 16 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Orpington without a car is to Tube and train which takes 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from London Paddington Station to Orpington, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Orpington is 18 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Orpington.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Orpington.
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

There is no direct connection from London Paddington Station to Orpington. However, you can take the Tube to Charing Cross Underground Station, take the walk to London Charing Cross, then take the train to Orpington. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Paddington Station to Orpington via Elephant & Castle Underground Station and Elephant & Castle in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Elephant & Castle to Orpington
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Orpington
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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