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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Staines

£43 - £61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express

£11 - £13

2 alternative options

Bus, line 111 bus, line 235 bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to London Heathrow Airport
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hounslow Bus Station 111
  3. Take the line 235 bus from Hounslow Bus Station to Sunbury, Nursery Road 235

£13 - £15

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Bristol to Charlton 110.5 miles

£17 - £25

Bristol to Charlton by train and bus

The journey time between Bristol and Charlton is around 3h 4m and covers a distance of around 110 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 21m. Operated by First Great Western Service, South Western Railway and London Buses, the Bristol to Charlton service departs from Bristol Temple Meads and arrives in Ashford Road. Typically 245 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 4m
Fastest journey time:
2h 21m
Journey distance:
110 miles
Services per week:
245
Cheapest price:
£43
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:39
Last service departs at:
22:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol to Charlton train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Bristol → 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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The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Charlton is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Charlton is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Bristol City Centre and arriving at Sunbury, Nursery Road via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Hounslow Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Bristol and Charlton is 93 miles. The road distance is 110.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Bristol to Charlton, including transfers.

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Bristol to Charlton bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bristol City Centre station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Charlton is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 111 bus and line 235 bus, which costs £13 - £16 and takes 3h 22m.

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Bristol to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Sunbury, Nursery Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Charlton is 110 miles. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Bristol to Charlton.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 93.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Charlton via Reading, Staines, and Staines station in around 2h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Charlton via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Hounslow Bus Station in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bristol City Centre to London Heathrow Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hounslow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hounslow Bus Station to Sunbury, Nursery Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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