There are 5 ways to get from Orpington to London Paddington 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  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the Tube from Charing Cross Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station Bakerloo

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 208 bus, bus, line 23 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 208 bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bromley South Station 358 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bromley South Station to Piccadilly Circus N3
  3. Take the line 23 bus from Piccadilly Circus to Paddington, Westbourne Terrace 23 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to Farringdon

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Orpington to London Paddington Station 18.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Orpington to London Paddington Station 18.9 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Orpington to London Paddington Station is to line 208 bus and bus and line 23 bus which costs £2 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orpington to London Paddington Station is to train and Tube which costs £9 - £15 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Orpington and London Paddington Station is 16 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Orpington to London Paddington Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orpington to London Paddington Station. However, there are services departing from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial and arriving at Paddington, Westbourne Terrace via Bromley South Station and Piccadilly Circus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Orpington to London Paddington Station.
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Orpington, England and London Paddington Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Orpington to London Paddington Station hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orpington to London Paddington Station via Bromley South Station, Piccadilly Circus, and Paddington, Westbourne Terrace in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
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 Bromley South Station to Piccadilly Circus
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Piccadilly Circus to Paddington, Westbourne Terrace
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Orpington to London Paddington Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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