Travel within United Kingdom is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Staines-upon-Thames?

Book now

There are 4 ways to get from Brixton to Charlton by train, night bus, bus, taxi 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  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Vauxhall to Upper Halliford

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 216 bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the night bus from Clapham North, Westbury Street to Fairfield Bus Station N87
  2. Take the line 216 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road 216

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brixton to Charlton 18 miles

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Brixton to Charlton 18 miles

Brixton to Charlton by train

The train journey time between Brixton and Charlton is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 18 miles. The fastest train normally takes 35 min. Operated by South Western Railway, the Brixton to Charlton train service departs from Vauxhall and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 263 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Train route information

Average train time:
43 min
Fastest train time:
35 min
Train distance:
18 miles
Trains per week:
263
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:16
Last train departs at:
23:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brixton to Charlton train schedules

Train 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.
Brixton → Charlton
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in United Kingdom

1m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Travel within United Kingdom

Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in United Kingdom

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within United Kingdom.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brixton to Charlton is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 33 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Brixton to Charlton is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 33 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Brixton to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Clapham North, Westbury Street and arriving at Ashford Common, Napier Road via Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vauxhall and arriving at Upper Halliford. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

More details

It is 15 miles from Brixton to Charlton. It is approximately 18 miles to drive.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Brixton to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs £8 - £17.

More details

The train from Vauxhall to Upper Halliford takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Brixton to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Clapham North, Westbury Street station.

More details

Brixton to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Vauxhall station.

More details

Brixton to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Ashford Common, Napier Road station.

More details

Map of how to get from Brixton to Charlton.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 15.1 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Vauxhall to Upper Halliford hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £17 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
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
Night bus from Clapham North, Westbury Street to Fairfield Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Brixton to Charlton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Brixton to Charlton is 18 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Brixton to Charlton.

Get driving directions

There are 2569+ hotels available in Charlton. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details