St Paul's Cray borders Foots Cray to the north, St Mary Cray to the southeast and Petts Wood to the south west.
St Pauls Cray is served by Transport for London bus routes 51 to Woolwich via Sidcup and to Orpington, 273 to Lewisham via Grove Park and to Petts Wood, B14 to Bexleyheath via Sidcup and to Orpington, R1 to Green Street Green, and R11 to Sidcup and Green Street Green. The nearest rail link to St Paul's Cray is at St Mary Cray station.
The Nugent Retail Park is based a short distance away in Cray Ave and features some well known department stores (including Debenhams and Marks and Spencer) along with restaurants and Coffee Shops, plus free parking for up to 3 hours.
St Pauls Cray boasts a very nice 18 hole golf course based in Sandy Lane, with a driving range and nice bar area too.