There are 5 ways to get from Orpington to Bluewater by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus via Dartford, St James' Lane (Darenth Wood Road)  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Dartford, St James' Lane (Darenth Wood Road) 477|Shoppers Heaven

$6

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Bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 477|Shoppers Heaven

$7

Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Stone Crossing

$19 - $30

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Orpington to Bluewater 13.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Orpington to Bluewater 13.8 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Orpington to Bluewater is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orpington to Bluewater is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial and arriving at Dartford, St James' Lane (Darenth Wood Road). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Orpington to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Orpington and arriving at Stone Crossing via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Orpington and Bluewater is 9 miles. The road distance is 13.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Orpington to Bluewater without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £5.

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The bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Dartford, St James' Lane (Darenth Wood Road) takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Orpington to Bluewater bus services, operated by Arriva Kent Thameside, depart from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial station.

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Orpington to Bluewater train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Orpington station.

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The best way to get from Orpington to Bluewater is to bus which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £14 - £24 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Orpington to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between Orpington, England and Bluewater, England?

Arriva Kent Thameside operates a bus from Orpington to Bluewater every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Orpington to Bluewater via London Bridge and Stone Crossing in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Orpington to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 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
Train from London Bridge to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Dartford, St James' Lane (Darenth Wood Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Orpington to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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