There are 5 ways to get from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea 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  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Southend Central

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Line 208 bus, train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 208 bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Lewisham Station N199 / ...
  2. Take the train from Limehouse to Southend Central

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Line 51 bus, train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal 51
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Victoria

$23 - $33

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea 40.2 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea 40.2 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Orpington and Southend-on-Sea is 29 miles. The road distance is 40.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Orpington, England and Southend-on-Sea, England?

There is no direct connection from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea. However, you can take the train to London Bridge, take the walk to London Bridge Underground Station, take the Tube to West Ham Underground Station, take the walk to West Ham, then take the train to Southend Central. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea via Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Stratford DLR Station, and Stratford (London) in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Orpington to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
15 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)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Limehouse to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
Other operators
Taxi from Orpington to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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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