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There are 6 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Orpington

$37 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus, line 108 bus, line 208 bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow
  2. Take the line 108 bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station 108
  3. Take the line 208 bus from Lewisham Station to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial 208

$12 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Orpington

$22 - $26

Train, line 47 bus, line 208 bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Lewisham Centre 47
  3. Take the line 208 bus from Lewisham Centre to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial 208

$28

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington 50.6 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from London Stansted Airport to Orpington 50.6 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport London and arriving at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial via Bow Church DLR and Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Orpington is 36 miles. The road distance is 50.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £28 - £33.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington, including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £28 - £33. Alternatively, you can bus and line 108 bus and line 208 bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington is 51 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington.
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  • Distance: 36.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Orpington, England?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Station, London Bridge Bus Station, and London Bridge in around 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Orpington via London Bow, Bow Church DLR, and Lewisham Station in around 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Orpington
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Lewisham Centre
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Bow
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Stansted Airport to Orpington
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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