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There are 3 ways to get from Canvey Island to Charlton by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Shepperton

£20 - £35

Cheapest option

Line 22 bus, train, line 15 bus, bus, line 235 bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the line 22 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 22
  2. Take the train from Basildon to Limehouse
  3. Take the line 15 bus from Limehouse to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House 15
  4. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre N9
  5. Take the line 235 bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church 235

£14 - £18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Charlton 70.5 miles

£10 - £16

Canvey Island to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between Canvey Island and Charlton is around 2h 8m and covers a distance of around 53 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 47m. Operated by c2c, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Canvey Island to Charlton service departs from Benfleet and arrives in Shepperton. Typically 274 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 8m
Fastest journey time:
1h 47m
Journey distance:
53 miles
Services per week:
274
Cheapest price:
£20
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:36
Last service departs at:
23:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canvey Island to Charlton train and subway schedules

Departing Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Canvey Island → Charlton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charlton is 111.

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The most affordable way to get from Canvey Island to Charlton is to drive, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Canvey Island to Charlton is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Canvey Island to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Benfleet and arriving at Shepperton via West Ham station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 1m.

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The distance between Canvey Island and Charlton is 45 miles. The road distance is 70.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Canvey Island to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 2h 1m and costs £19 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 1m to get from Canvey Island to Charlton, including transfers.

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Canvey Island to Charlton train services, operated by c2c, depart from Benfleet station.

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Canvey Island to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Shepperton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canvey Island to Charlton is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Canvey Island to Charlton.

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There are 2637+ hotels available in Charlton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 45 miles
  • Duration: 2h 1m

What companies run services between Canvey Island, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Charlton via West Ham, West Ham station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 2h 1m.

Train operators
c2c
Phone
+44 345 744 4422
Email
contact@c2crail.co.uk
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to West Ham
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
c2c
Train from Basildon to Limehouse
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
c2c
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 Limehouse to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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

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