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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Orpington

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 171 bus, line 208 bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Bellingham, Catford Garage 171
  2. Take the line 208 bus from Bellingham, Catford Bus Garage to Orpington 208 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station 15.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station 15.5 miles

$3 - $5

Rideshare  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Orpington 15.7 miles

$4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station is to line 171 bus and line 208 bus which costs £2 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Orpington Station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd and arriving at Orpington via Bellingham, Catford Bus Garage. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at Orpington. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Orpington Station is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs £7 - £11.

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The train from London Waterloo East to Orpington takes 31 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Orpington Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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Waterloo Station to Orpington Station train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Waterloo East station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station is to train which takes 37 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 171 bus and line 208 bus, which costs £2 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station.
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  • Distance: 12.7 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Orpington Station, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station via Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd and Bellingham, Catford Bus Garage in around 2 h 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Bellingham, Catford Garage
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Bellingham, Catford Bus Garage to Orpington
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Orpington
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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Waterloo Station to Orpington Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Orpington station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Orpington Station is 16 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Orpington Station.

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There are 7416+ hotels available in Orpington Station. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Waterloo Station and Orpington Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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