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There are 5 ways to get from Thamesmead to Orpington by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the train from Abbey Wood (London) to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Orpington

$20 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 229 bus, line 51 bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the line 229 bus from Thamesmead South, Newacres Library to Sidcup 229
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Sidcup to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial 51

$3

3 alternative options

Line 469 bus, line 51 bus  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the line 469 bus from Thamesmead, Abbey Wood Pumping Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station 469
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial 51

$6

Taxi  •  21m

  1. Take a taxi from Thamesmead to Orpington 10.7 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  21m

  1. Drive from Thamesmead to Orpington 10.7 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Thamesmead to Orpington is to line 229 bus and line 51 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Thamesmead to Orpington is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thamesmead to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Thamesmead South, Newacres Library and arriving at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial via Sidcup. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thamesmead to Orpington. However, there are services departing from Abbey Wood (London) and arriving at Orpington via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Thamesmead and Orpington is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Thamesmead to Orpington without a car is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs £15 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Thamesmead to Orpington, including transfers.

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Thamesmead to Orpington bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Thamesmead South, Newacres Library station.

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Thamesmead to Orpington train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Abbey Wood (London) station.

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The best way to get from Thamesmead to Orpington is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs £15 - £21. Alternatively, you can line 229 bus and line 51 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Thamesmead to Orpington.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 14m

What companies run services between Thamesmead, England and Orpington, England?

You can take a train from Thamesmead to Orpington via London Waterloo East in around 1h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thamesmead to Orpington via Sidcup in around 1h 19m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Abbey Wood (London) to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 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
Train from London Waterloo East to Orpington
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Thamesmead South, Newacres Library to Sidcup
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Sidcup to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Thamesmead, Abbey Wood Pumping Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal to Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Thamesmead to Orpington
Ave. Duration
21m
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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Thamesmead to Orpington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial station.

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Thamesmead to Orpington train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Orpington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thamesmead to Orpington is 11 miles. It takes approximately 21m to drive from Thamesmead to Orpington.

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