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There are 2 ways to get from Chelmsford to Charlton by train or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

Drive

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Charlton

Chelmsford to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between Chelmsford and Charlton is around 1h 56m and covers a distance of around 54 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 35m. Operated by Greater Anglia, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Chelmsford to Charlton service departs from Chelmsford and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 235 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 31m
Layover time:
24 min
Total time:
1h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 35m
Journey distance:
54 miles
Services per week:
235
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:11
Last service departs at:
23:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chelmsford to Charlton train and subway schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

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Chelmsford → Charlton
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Frequently Asked Questions


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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

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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.

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

Last updated: 25 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Chelmsford to Charlton is to drive, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Charlton is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Upper Halliford via Stratford station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Charlton is 45 miles. The road distance is 73.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 1h 55m and costs £21 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Chelmsford to Charlton, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Charlton train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Charlton is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Chelmsford to Charlton.

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There are 2626+ hotels available in Charlton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 45.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Charlton via Stratford (London), Stratford station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 1h 55m.

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