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There are 4 ways to get from Bluewater to Charlton by train, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Stone Crossing to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

Cheapest option

Line 96 bus, line 53 bus, train  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station 96
  2. Take the line 53 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Lambeth North, Lower Marsh 53 / ...
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

2 alternative options

Train, subway  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Stone Crossing to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the subway from Blackfriars station to Wimbledon station
  3. Take the train from Wimbledon to Upper Halliford

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Bluewater to Charlton 53.4 miles

Bluewater to Charlton by walk, bus and train

The journey time between Bluewater and Charlton is around 3h 11m and covers a distance of around 43 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 29m. Operated by London Buses and South Western Railway, the Bluewater to Charlton service departs from Bluewater and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 269 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 51m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
3h 11m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 29m
Journey distance:
43 miles
Services per week:
269
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:22
Last service departs at:
22:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bluewater to Charlton walk, bus and train schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Bluewater to Charlton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bluewater to Charlton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bluewater to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Stone Crossing and arriving at Upper Halliford via London Bridge station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Bluewater and Charlton is 31 miles. The road distance is 53.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bluewater to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs £14 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Bluewater to Charlton, including transfers.

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Bluewater to Charlton train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Stone Crossing station.

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Bluewater to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Upper Halliford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bluewater to Charlton is 53 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Bluewater to Charlton.

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  • Distance: 31 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Bluewater, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Bluewater to Charlton via Stone Crossing, London Bridge, London Bridge station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 2h 36m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Stone Crossing to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £11
Train from Stone Crossing to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £12
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stone Crossing to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £18
Train from Wimbledon to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £12
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £12
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 Blackfriars station to Wimbledon station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Bluewater, Bus Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Lambeth North, Lower Marsh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London

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