Public transport in Bromley

Buses

There is a comprehensive network of bus services throughout the borough with all major towns and villages in the borough being served by bus. Destinations outside of the borough can also be reached directly.

If you wish to request a new bus stop or shelter, contact us and we will liaise with Transport for London on your behalf.

Report any damage to existing bus stops or shelters, by calling the TfL Hotline on 0843 222 1234.

Trains

There are 26 railway stations in the borough providing links with major destinations in London and Kent . Bromley South also provides a regular service to Dover through other Kent stations, (including Ashford for Eurostar passenger access). For further details including maps and timetables, please visit the National Rail website. The recently opened London Overground extension serves the north-west of the borough with links to Croydon, East London and the London Underground Network.

Excellent rail links to central London :

  • express services between London Victoria and Bromley South take only 16 minutes,
  • detailed rail journey information and service times are available via the Tfl journey planner

Trams

The west of the borough is served by Tramlink, with services between Beckenham Junction, Elmers End, Croydon and Wimbledon , and direct bus links from the New Addington terminus to Biggin Hill and surrounding areas.

Air

Biggin Hill airport is located in the Borough

  • Bromley is close to Gatwick and Heathrow via the motorway network
  • There are good road connections to London City Airport

Travel-related websites

  • Transport for London (buses, trains, trams, oyster card and journey planner)
  • National Rail (tickets and fares, journey planner, rail maps and station details)
  • Southeastern (train operating company managing all major stations in the borough)
  • Transport Direct (for multi-modal journey planning and live transport information)
  • Dial-a-ride (a free door-to-door service provided by TfL for those who are disabled and unable to use public transport)
  • Taxis and minicabs (information on booking licensed taxis and minicabs)
  • Car Sharing (lift sharing in your area)