There are 6 ways to get from Orpington to Chatham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to Bromley South
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Chatham

$19 - $30

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Bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 477|Shoppers Heaven
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station 700|Sapphire

$12

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Bus, train Southeastern  •  1 h 22 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 Chatham

$14 - $20

Bus, train Thameslink  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre) 477|Shoppers Heaven
  2. Take the train from Dartford to Chatham

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Orpington to Chatham 24.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Orpington to Chatham 24.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Orpington to Chatham is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orpington to Chatham is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orpington to Chatham station. However, there are services departing from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial and arriving at Chatham, Fire Station via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Orpington to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Orpington and arriving at Chatham via Bromley South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Orpington and Chatham is 19 miles. The road distance is 24.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Orpington to Chatham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £14 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Orpington to Chatham, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Orpington to Chatham is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £14 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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Orpington to Chatham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham, Fire Station.

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Orpington to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Chatham station.

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Map of how to get from Orpington to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Orpington to Chatham via Bromley South in around 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orpington to Chatham via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Orpington to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Bromley South to Chatham
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Train from Swanley to Chatham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Orpington to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 Swanley, Railway Station Azalea Drive
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Orpington to Chatham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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