There are 4 ways to get from Orpington to Swanley by bus, train, taxi or foot

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Bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Swanley, Station Approach 477|Shoppers Heaven / ...

$4

3 alternative options

Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Orpington to Bickley
  2. Take the train from Bickley to Swanley

$9 - $15

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Orpington to Swanley 5.7 miles

$29 - $35

Walk  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Walk from Orpington to Swanley 4.7 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial and arriving at Swanley, Station Approach station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Orpington to Swanley. However, there are services departing from Orpington and arriving at Swanley via Bickley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Orpington and Swanley is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Orpington to Swanley without a car is to bus which takes 24 min and costs .

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The bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Swanley, Station Approach takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Orpington to Swanley is to bus which takes 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 35 min.

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Orpington to Swanley bus services, operated by Arriva Kent Thameside, arrive at Swanley, Station Approach.

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Orpington to Swanley train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Swanley station.

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Map of how to get from Orpington to Swanley.
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  • Distance: 3.6 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Orpington, England and Swanley, Kent, England?

Arriva Kent Thameside operates a bus from Orpington to Swanley every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 24 min. Go-Coachhire also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Orpington to Swanley via Bickley in around 35 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Orpington to Bickley
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bickley to Swanley
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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, Station Approach
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Go-Coachhire
Phone
+44 1732 469800
Email
info@go-coach.co.uk
Website
go-coach.co.uk
Bus from Orpington, Tubbenden Lane to Swanley, High Street (Station Road)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
go-coach.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Orpington to Swanley
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
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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