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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to Canterbury West

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Line 208 bus, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 208 bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Lewisham Station 208
  2. Take the bus from Lewisham Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$12 - $16

3 alternative options

Train via Tonbridge  •  1 h 52 min

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

$35 - $52

Line 208 bus, train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 208 bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bromley South Station 358 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Canterbury East

$31 - $43

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Orpington to Canterbury 53.3 miles

$11 - $17

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

Southeastern operates a train from Orpington to Canterbury 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orpington to Canterbury via Lewisham Station in around 3 h 23 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Orpington to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Orpington to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Train from Tonbridge to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Bromley South to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Orpington to Canterbury?

The distance between Orpington and Canterbury is 69 km. The road distance is 85 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Orpington to Canterbury?

The cheapest way to get from Orpington to Canterbury is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Orpington to Canterbury?

The quickest way to get from Orpington to Canterbury is to drive which takes 58 min and costs £8 - £12.

Is there a direct train between Orpington and Canterbury?

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 15 min.

Is there a direct bus between Orpington and Canterbury?

No, there is no direct bus from Orpington to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

How long does it take to get from Orpington to Canterbury?

The train from Orpington to Canterbury West takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs five times a day.