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There are 5 ways to get from Aldgate East to Charlton by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the subway from Aldgate East station to Embankment station District / ...
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Shepperton

£12 - £22

Cheapest option

Bus, line 235 bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre N9
  2. Take the line 235 bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church 235

£4

3 alternative options

Subway, train via Wimbledon  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the subway from Aldgate East station to Wimbledon station District
  2. Take the train from Wimbledon to Shepperton

£9 - £17

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aldgate East to Charlton 20 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Aldgate East to Charlton 20 miles

£3 - £5

Aldgate East to Charlton by subway and train

The journey time between Aldgate East and Charlton is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 24 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 4m. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Aldgate East to Charlton service departs from Aldgate East station and arrives in Shepperton. Typically 279 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 20m
Fastest journey time:
1h 4m
Journey distance:
24 miles
Services per week:
279
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:19
Last service departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aldgate East to Charlton subway and train schedules

Departing Thursday, July 29, 2021

Aldgate East → Charlton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charlton is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Charlton is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Charlton is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aldgate East to Charlton is to bus and line 235 bus which costs £4 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Aldgate East to Charlton is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aldgate East to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Aldgate East and arriving at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church via Temple, Aldwych Somerset House and Hounslow, The Bell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aldgate East station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Aldgate East station and arriving at Shepperton via Embankment station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Aldgate East and Charlton is 18 miles. The road distance is 20 miles.

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The best way to get from Aldgate East to Charlton without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 27m and costs £12 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Aldgate East to Charlton, including transfers.

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Aldgate East to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House station.

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Aldgate East to Charlton train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Aldgate East station.

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Aldgate East to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church station.

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Map of how to get from Aldgate East to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Aldgate East, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a bus from Aldgate East to Charlton via Temple, Aldwych Somerset House, Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre, and Hounslow, The Bell in around 2h 35m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Aldgate East station to Embankment station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Aldgate East station to Wimbledon station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £19
Train from Wimbledon to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £13
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £13
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Aldgate East to Charlton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740

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Aldgate East to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Shepperton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aldgate East to Charlton is 20 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Aldgate East to Charlton.

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