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Travel to School

The school is located in Orpington, Kent and can be easily reached both by road, (Junction 4, M25) and by rail (Orpington Station).

All visitors to the school must report to our Reception (except those attending Open day events for prospective pupils and Test Days).

Personalised directions from your location are available via the following link:


Public transport

For safety reasons, ALL students must enter and leave the school from our Park Avenue entrance, not Goddington Lane, (unless special permission has been granted.) Park Avenue runs parallel with Goddington Lane.

By Road: At the [M25] Junction 4 roundabout, take the fourth exit (A224) to Orpington. Proceed for 2½ miles,  before taking the sixth left into Park Avenue.

By Bus: See http://www.notrog.plus.com/busroutes/placesindex/orpington.htm

By Rail: Trains are half hourly from Victoria (34 mins.); frequently from Charing Cross (24 to 33 mins). 

On Foot: St.Olave's is situated a 1 mile walk of approx 20mins from Orpington Station. From Station Approach turn left down the hill and crossover to the right via the zebra crossing, past the Maxwell Pub, continuing down the hill.  Turn right into Tower Road and first left into The Avenue. Turn right into Sevenoaks Road and use the zebra crossing to cross over and walk up Park Avenue; The School pedestrian entrance is 500 metres up the hill on the right. 

Directions from Station    on foot

Private Transport

Lewis Coaches, an independent company, not connected with the school. Should you wish to contact Lewis coaches, please do so directly. Coaches deliver and collect from Park Avenue - see further details and application form below:

Routes, pickup points, costs and Application Form: September 2023

Routes, pickup points costs and Application Form: from January 2024

Bromley Mini-coaches, a family run business, not connected with the school. Should you wish to contact Bromley Mini coaches, please do so directly: 

Bromley Mini Coaches