There are 5 ways to get from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station Northern

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 208 bus, line 171 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 208 bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bellingham, Inchmery Road N199 / ...
  2. Take the line 171 bus from Bellingham, Inchmery Road to Elephant & Castle, Heygate Street 171

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to Elephant & Castle

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station 14.3 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station 14.3 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station is to line 208 bus and line 171 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station is to train and Tube which costs £8 - £13 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station. However, there are services departing from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial and arriving at Elephant & Castle, Heygate Street via Bellingham, Inchmery Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Orpington and arriving at Elephant & Castle. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Orpington and Elephant & Castle Station is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station without a car is to train and Tube which takes 20 min and costs £8 - £13.

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It takes approximately 20 min to get from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station, including transfers.

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Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial station.

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Map of how to get from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station.
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Orpington, England and Elephant & Castle Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station via Bellingham, Inchmery Road in around 1 h 54 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
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Orpington to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bellingham, Inchmery Road
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bellingham, Inchmery Road to Elephant & Castle, Heygate Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Orpington to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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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