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

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Bus  •  20 min

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

$4

3 alternative options

Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Swanley to Bromley South
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Orpington

$10 - $19

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swanley to Orpington 5.2 miles

$27 - $35

Walk  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Walk from Swanley to Orpington 4.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swanley to Orpington is to bus which costs £3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swanley to Orpington is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 9 min.

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The distance between Swanley and Orpington is 4 miles.

The bus from Swanley, Station Approach to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial takes 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swanley, Station Approach station and arriving at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swanley to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Swanley and arriving at Orpington via Bromley South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 min.

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

Arriva Kent Thameside operates a bus from Swanley to Orpington hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 20 min. Go-Coachhire also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Swanley to Orpington via Bromley South in around 29 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Swanley to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Bromley South to Orpington
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Swanley to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bromley South to Orpington
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Swanley, Station Approach to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Swanley, High Street (Bevan Place) to Orpington, Sevenoaks Road Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
go-coach.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Swanley to Orpington
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$27 - $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
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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