There are 5 ways to get from Orpington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, bus, car, car ferry or towncar

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  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 1-3 Heathrow Express

$42 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Croydon, Dingwall Road to Heathrow Central Bus Station X26

$6

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Heathrow Central Bus Station N9

$14 - $18

Drive, Woolwich Ferry  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Orpington to Woolwich Ferry South Pier
  2. Take the Woolwich Ferry from Woolwich Ferry South Pier to North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier
  3. Drive from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  56 min

  1. Take a town car from Orpington to London Heathrow Airport 54.9 miles

$160 - $230

What companies run services between Orpington, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

You can take a train from Orpington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via London Charing Cross, Charing Cross Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Orpington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Croydon, Dingwall Road to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Car ferry from Woolwich Ferry South Pier to North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Orpington to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Orpington and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 40 km.

The cheapest way to get from Orpington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to bus which costs £5 and takes 2 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Orpington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to towncar which takes 56 min and costs £110 - £160.

No, there is no direct bus from Orpington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial and arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station via Hayes (Kent) and Croydon, Dingwall Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from Orpington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.