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Route 477

Bluewater - Dartford - Swanley - Crockenhill - St Mary Cray - Orpington

This is the normal timetable. Leading up to Christmas, additional late journeys operate on Mondays to Saturdays. Click here for the Christmas period timetable.

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Route record (places served and roads followed)

477 Mondays to Fridays towards Orpington      Other direction      Sat      Sun      Pub Hols


                                                        SD                                                               SD
Bluewater, Shopping Centre          --  0626  --  0711  --  0746  --  0844 0914 0944           14 44          1414 1454  --
Darent Valley Hospital              --  0632  --  0717  --  0752  --  0850 0920 0950           20 50          1420 1500  --
Dartford Station, Home Gardens      --   --  0703  --   --   --   --   --   --   --            -- --           --   --   --
Dartford, Market Street            0556 0639 0706 0728 0754 0803 0846 0901 0931 1001 Then      31 01          1431 1511  --
Wilmington, Orange Tree            0559 0642 0709 0731 0757 0806 0850 0904 0934 1004 every 30  34 04          1434 1514  --
Wilmington Schools, Parsons Lane    --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --   --  minutes   -- --           --   --  1550
Wilmington, Stores                 0602 0645 0713 0735 0801 0810 0854 0908 0938 1008 at these  38 08 until    1438 1518 1554
Hextable, Crossways                0607 0650 0719 0741 0807 0816 0900 0914 0944 1014 minutes   44 14          1444 1524 1600
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda       --   --   --   --  0814  --  0907 0920 0950 1020 past      50 20          1450 1530  --
Swanley, High Street               0612 0655 0725 0749  --  0824 0910 0922 0952 1022 the hour  52 22          1452 1532 1606
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      0614 0657 0727 0752  --  0827 0912  --  0954 1024           54 24          1454 1534 1609
Crockenhill Green                  0616 0659 0729 0755  --  0830 0914  --  0956 1026           56 26          1456 1536 1611
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    0623 0706 0736 0802  --  0837 0921  --  1003 1033           03 33          1503 1543  --
Orpington Station                  0633 0718 0748 0817  --  0852 0933  --  1015 1045           15 45          1515 1555  --

                                                                  KCC  KCC  KCC  KCC  KCC
Bluewater, Shopping Centre         1534 1612 1649 1719 1744 1814 1853 1955 2055 2155 2255
Darent Valley Hospital             1540 1618 1655 1725 1750 1820 1859 2001 2101 2201 2301
Dartford, Market Street            1551 1629 1706 1736 1801 1829 1908 2008 2108 2208 2308
Wilmington, Orange Tree            1557 1635 1710 1740 1805 1832 1911 2011 2111 2211 2311
Wilmington, Stores                 1602 1640 1715 1745 1809 1836 1914 2014 2114 2214 2314
Hextable, Crossways                1608 1646 1721 1751 1815 1842 1920 2020 2120 2220 2320
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda      1614 1652 1727 1757 1821 1848  --   --   --   --   --
Swanley, High Street               1616 1654 1729 1759 1823 1850 1924 2024 2124 2224 2324
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      1619 1657 1732 1802 1825 1852 1926 2026 2126 2226 2326
Crockenhill Green                  1621 1659 1734 1804 1827 1854 1928 2028 2128 2228 2328
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    1628 1706 1741 1811 1834  --  1935 2035 2135 2235  --
Orpington Station                  1640 1718 1753 1823 1846  --  1945 2045 2145 2245  --

KCC - Journeys operated under contract to Kent County Council   
SD - Schooldays only

477 Mondays to Fridays towards Bluewater      Other direction      Sat      Sun      Pub Hols


                                    KCC                 SD
Orpington Station                   --  0638  --  0723  --  0755 0830 0900  --  0943 1021           51 21          1421 1453
Orpington, War Memorial             --  0640  --  0725  --  0758 0833 0903  --  0946 1024           54 24          1424 1456
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane     --  0649  --  0735  --  0810 0845 0915  --  0958 1036           06 36          1436 1508
Crockenhill Green                   --  0656 0723 0742  --  0817 0852 0922  --  1005 1043           13 43          1443 1515
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      0629 0658 0725 0744  --  0819 0854 0924  --  1007 1045 Then      15 45          1445 1517
Swanley, High Street/Station Road  0631 0700 0728 0748  --  0823 0857 0927 0930 1010 1048 every 30  18 48          1448 1520
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda      0633 0702 0730 0750 0818 0825 0859 0930  --  1012 1050 minutes   20 50          1450 1522
Hextable, Crossways                0639 0708 0736 0758 0826 0833 0906 0936 0936 1018 1056 at these  26 56 until    1456 1530
Wilmington, Stores                 0644 0713 0741 0804 0832 0839 0911 0941 0941 1023 1101 minutes   31 01          1501 1535
Wilmington Academy                  --   --   --   --  0834  --   --   --   --   --   --  past      -- --           --   --
Dartford Heath, Parsons Lane        --   --   --   --  0836  --   --   --   --   --   --  the hour  -- --           --   --
Wilmington, Orange Tree            0647 0716 0744 0809 0840 0844 0914 0944 0944 1026 1104           34 04          1504 1538
Dartford Station, Home Gardens     0653 0722 0752 0817 0848 0852 0922 0952 0952 1034 1112           42 12          1512 1546
Darent Valley Hospital              --  0729  --  0825  --  0900 0930 1000 1000 1042 1120           50 20          1520 1554
Bluewater, Shopping Centre          --  0735  --  0831  --  0906 0936 1006 1006 1048 1126           56 26          1526 1600

                                                                       KCC  KCC  KCC  KCC
Orpington Station                  1523 1600 1653 1726 1759 1831 1850 1950 2050 2150 2250
Orpington, War Memorial            1526 1603 1656 1729 1802 1833 1852 1952 2052 2152 2252
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    1538 1615 1708 1741 1814 1845 1901 2001 2101 2201 2301
Crockenhill Green                  1545 1622 1715 1748 1821 1852 1908 2008 2108 2208 2308
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      1547 1624 1717 1750 1823 1854 1910 2010 2110 2210 2310
Swanley, High Street/Station Road  1550 1627 1720 1753 1826 1856 1912 2012 2112 2212 2312
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda      1552 1629 1722 1755 1828 1858 1914 2014 2114 2214 2314
Hextable, Crossways                1600 1637 1730 1801 1834 1903 1919 2019 2119 2219 2319
Wilmington, Stores                 1606 1642 1735 1806 1839 1908 1924 2024 2124 2224 2324
Wilmington, Orange Tree            1611 1647 1740 1809 1842 1911 1927 2027 2127 2227 2327
Dartford Station, Home Gardens     1621 1655 1748 1817 1848 1917 1933 2033 2133 2233 2333
Darent Valley Hospital             1629 1705 1758 1825 1855 1924 1940 2040 2140 2240  --
Bluewater, Shopping Centre         1635 1711 1804 1831 1901 1930 1946 2046 2146 2246  --
KCC - Journeys operated under contract to Kent County Council   
SD - Schooldays only

477 Saturdays towards Orpington      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun      Pub Hols

                                             
                                                                                                          KCC  KCC  KCC  KCC
Bluewater, Shopping Centre          --  0643 0755 0823 0848 0914           44 14          1614 1644 1714 1754 1855 1955 2055
Darent Valley Hospital              --  0649 0801 0829 0854 0920           50 20          1620 1650 1720 1800 1901 2001 2101
Dartford, Market Street            0556 0656 0808 0836 0901 0931 Then      01 31          1631 1701 1731 1808 1908 2008 2108
Wilmington, Orange Tree            0559 0659 0811 0839 0904 0934 every 30  04 34          1634 1704 1734 1811 1911 2011 2111
Wilmington, Stores                 0602 0702 0814 0842 0908 0938 minutes   08 38          1638 1708 1738 1814 1914 2014 2114
Hextable, Crossways                0608 0708 0820 0848 0914 0944 at these  14 44 until    1644 1714 1744 1820 1920 2020 2120
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda       --   --   --   --  0920 0950 minutes   20 50          1650 1720 1750  --   --   --   --
Swanley, High Street               0612 0712 0824 0852 0922 0952 past      22 52          1652 1722 1752 1824 1924 2024 2124
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      0614 0714 0826 0854 0924 0954 the hour  24 54          1654 1724 1754 1826 1926 2026 2126
Crockenhill Green                  0616 0716 0828 0856 0926 0956           26 56          1656 1726 1756 1828 1928 2028 2128
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    0623 0723 0835 0903 0933 1003           33 03          1703 1733 1803 1835 1935 2035 2135
Orpington Station                  0633 0733 0845 0915 0945 1015           45 15          1715 1745 1813 1845 1945 2045 2145

                                    KCC  KCC
Bluewater, Shopping Centre         2155 2255
Darent Valley Hospital             2201 2301
Dartford, Market Street            2208 2308
Wilmington, Orange Tree            2211 2311
Wilmington, Stores                 2214 2314
Hextable, Crossways                2220 2320
Swanley, High Street               2224 2324
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      2226 2326
Crockenhill Green                  2228 2328
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    2235  --
Orpington Station                  2245  --
KCC - Journeys operated under contract to Kent County Council   

477 Saturdays towards Bluewater      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sun      Pub Hols


                                                                                                                    KCC  KCC
Orpington Station                  0638 0738  --  0855 0921           51 21          1621 1651 1721 1751 1821 1850 1950 2050
Orpington, War Memorial            0640 0740  --  0857 0924           54 24          1624 1654 1724 1753 1823 1852 1952 2052
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    0649 0749  --  0906 0936 Then      06 36          1636 1706 1736 1802 1832 1901 2001 2101
Crockenhill Green                  0656 0756 0826 0913 0943 every 30  13 43          1643 1713 1743 1809 1839 1908 2008 2108
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      0658 0758 0828 0915 0945 minutes   15 45          1645 1715 1745 1811 1841 1910 2010 2110
Swanley, High Street/Station Road  0700 0800 0830 0918 0948 at        18 48          1648 1718 1748 1813 1843 1912 2012 2112
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda      0702 0802 0832 0920 0950 these     20 50 until    1650 1720 1750 1815 1845 1914 2014 2114
Hextable, Crossways                0708 0808 0838 0926 0956 minutes   26 56          1656 1726 1756 1821 1851 1919 2019 2119
Wilmington, Stores                 0713 0813 0843 0931 1001 past      31 01          1701 1731 1801 1826 1856 1924 2024 2124
Wilmington, Orange Tree            0716 0816 0846 0934 1004 the hour  34 04          1704 1734 1804 1829 1859 1927 2027 2127
Dartford Station, Home Gardens     0722 0822 0852 0942 1012           42 12          1712 1742 1810 1835 1905 1933 2033 2133
Darent Valley Hospital             0729 0829 0859 0950 1020           50 20          1720 1750 1817 1842 1912 1940 2040 2140
Bluewater, Shopping Centre         0735 0835 0905 0956 1026           56 26          1726 1756 1824 1848 1918 1946 2046 2146

                                    KCC  KCC
Orpington Station                  2150 2250
Orpington, War Memorial            2152 2252
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    2201 2301
Crockenhill Green                  2208 2308
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      2210 2310
Swanley, High Street/Station Road  2212 2312
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda      2214 2314
Hextable, Crossways                2219 2319
Wilmington, Stores                 2224 2324
Wilmington, Orange Tree            2227 2327
Dartford Station, Home Gardens     2233 2333
Darent Valley Hospital             2240  --
Bluewater, Shopping Centre         2246  --

KCC - Journeys operated under contract to Kent County Council   

477 Sundays towards Orpington      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sat      Pub Hols


Bluewater, Shopping Centre          --   --  1054           54        1754
Darent Valley Hospital              --   --  1100           00        1800
Dartford, Market Street            0907 1007 1107 Then      07        1807
Wilmington, Orange Tree            0910 1010 1110 every 60  10        1810
Wilmington, Stores                 0913 1013 1113 minutes   13        1813
Hextable, Crossways                0919 1019 1119 at these  19 until  1819
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda      0923 1023 1123 minutes   23        1823
Swanley, High Street               0925 1025 1125 past      25        1825
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      0927 1027 1127 the hour  27        1827
Crockenhill Green                  0929 1029 1129           29        1829
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    0936 1036 1136           36        1836
Orpington Station                  0946 1046 1146           46        1846

477 Sundays towards Bluewater      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sat      Pub Hols


Orpington Station                  0951           51        1651 1751 1851
Orpington, War Memorial            0953           53        1653 1753 1853
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    1002 Then      02        1702 1802 1902
Crockenhill Green                  1009 every 60  09        1709 1809 1909
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      1011 minutes   11        1711 1811 1911
Swanley, High Street/Station Road  1013 at        13        1713 1813 1913
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda      1015 these     15 until  1715 1815 1915
Hextable, Crossways                1019 minutes   19        1719 1819 1919
Wilmington, Stores                 1024 past      24        1724 1824 1924
Wilmington, Orange Tree            1027 the hour  27        1727 1827 1927
Dartford Station, Home Gardens     1033           33        1733 1833 1933
Darent Valley Hospital             1040           40        1740  --   --
Bluewater, Shopping Centre         1046           46        1746  --   --

477 Public Holidays towards Orpington      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sat      Sun



Bluewater, Shopping Centre          --   --  0954 1054           54        1754 1920
Darent Valley Hospital              --   --  1000 1100           00        1800 1926
Dartford, Market Street            0807 0907 1007 1107 Then      07        1807 1933
Wilmington, Orange Tree            0810 0910 1010 1110 every 60  10        1810 1936
Wilmington, Stores                 0813 0913 1013 1113 minutes   13        1813 1939
Hextable, Crossways                0819 0919 1019 1119 at these  19 until  1819 1945
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda      0823 0923 1023 1123 minutes   23        1823 1949
Swanley, High Street               0825 0925 1025 1125 past      25        1825 1951
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      0827 0927 1027 1127 the hour  27        1827 1953
Crockenhill Green                  0829 0929 1029 1129           29        1829 1955
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    0836 0936 1036 1136           36        1836 2002
Orpington Station                  0846 0946 1046 1146           46        1846 2012

477 Public Holidays towards Bluewater      Other direction      Mon-Fri      Sat      Sun



Orpington Station                  0851 0951           51        1751 1851 2017
Orpington, War Memorial            0853 0953           53        1753 1853 2019
St Mary Cray, Blacksmith’s Lane    0902 1002 Then      02        1802 1902 2028
Crockenhill Green                  0909 1009 every 60  09        1809 1909 2035
Swanley Station, Azalea Drive      0911 1011 minutes   11        1811 1911 2037
Swanley, High Street/Station Road  0913 1013 at        13        1813 1913 2039
Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda      0915 1015 these     15 until  1815 1915 2041
Hextable, Crossways                0919 1019 minutes   19        1819 1919 2045
Wilmington, Stores                 0924 1024 past      24        1824 1924 2050
Wilmington, Orange Tree            0927 1027 the hour  27        1827 1927 2253
Dartford Station, Home Gardens     0933 1033           33        1833 1933 2059
Darent Valley Hospital             0940 1040           40        1840  --   --
Bluewater, Shopping Centre         0946 1046           46        1846  --   --

Note: A Saturday service operates on Good Friday. There is no service on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. 

Operated by Arriva Kent Thameside

Timetable revised 24/06/13

Christmas period Monday to Saturday timetables operated as follows.
2013: 09/12/13 to 23/12/13

Route record

Bluewater - Dartford - Swanley - Crockenhill - St Mary Cray - Orpington
Bluewater Shopping Centre - St Clement's Way - Watling Street - Darenth Wood Road - Darenth Valley Hospital - Darenth Wood Road - Watling Street - The Brent - East Hill - High Street - Market Street (for Dartford Station) - Lowfield Street - Church Hill - Wilmington High Road - Barnend Lane - Top Dartford Road - Rowhill Road - Hextable - Main Road - Swanley Lane - double run (on most journeys) via Bartholomew Way to ASDA - Swanley Lane - Swanley High Street - Goldsell Road - Azalea Drive - Swanley Station - Azalea Drive - Goldsell Road - Green Court Road - Crockenhill = Cray Road - Crockenhill Road - Blacksmith's Lane - St Mary Cray High Street - Kent Road - Lower Road - Orpington High Street - Station Road - Station Approach - Orpington Station
Note: On schooldays one journey starts from Wilmington Schools Parsons Lane, assumed to run via Common Lane and Broad Lane to Wilmington Post Office then via Barnend Road as normal route to Crockenhill Green, though this journey omits the double run via Bartholomew Way ASDA

Orpington - St Mary Cray - Crockenhill - Swanley - Dartford - Bluewater
Orpington Station - Station Approach - Station Road - Orpington High Street - Lower Road - Kent Road - St Mary Cray High Street - Blacksmith's Lane - Crockenhill Road - Cray Road - Crockenhill - Green Court Road - Goldsell Road - Azalea Drive - Swanley Station - Azalea Drive - Goldsell Road - Swanley High Street - Swanley Lane - double run via Bartholomew Way to ASDA - Swanley Lane - Hextable Main Road - Rowhill Road - Top Dartford Road - Barnend Lane - Wilmington High Road - Church Hill - Lowfield Street - Instone Road - Highfield Road - Westgate Road - Home Gardens (for Dartford Station) - East Hill - The Brent - Watling Street - Darenth Wood Road - Darenth Valley Hospital - Darenth Wood Road - Watling Street - St Clement's Way - Bluewater Shopping Centre

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