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

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to Canterbury West

$28 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Swanley, Railway Station Azalea Drive 477|Shoppers Heaven
  2. Take the train from Swanley to Canterbury East

$25 - $38

3 alternative options

Train via Tonbridge  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West

$32 - $45

Line 358 bus, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 358 bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bromley South Station 358
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Canterbury East

$28 - $43

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Orpington to Canterbury 53.3 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Orpington to Canterbury is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orpington to Canterbury is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Orpington and Canterbury is 43 miles. The road distance is 53.3 miles.

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The train from Orpington to Canterbury West takes 1 h 19 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Orpington and arriving at Canterbury West. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The best way to get from Orpington to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £22 - £35.

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Map of how to get from Orpington to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 43.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Orpington to Canterbury 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Orpington to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Orpington to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Bromley South to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Swanley to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Swanley, Railway Station Azalea Drive
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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