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There are 8 ways to get from Chelsea to Charing Cross by subway, ferry, bus, taxi, rideshare, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  7 min

  1. Take the subway from Sloane Square station to Embankment station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Ferry  •  17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Battersea Power Station Pier to Embankment Pier Rb1 / ...

$7 - $10

Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelsea Old Town Hall to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross 11 / ...

$2 - $8

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelsea to Charing Cross 2.5 miles

$15 - $18

Rideshare  •  19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Greater London to London 2.1 miles

$4

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chelsea to Charing Cross 2.5 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  50 min

  1. Walk from Chelsea to Charing Cross 2.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  26 min

  1. Cycle from Manresa Road, Chelsea to Craven Street, Strand 3.8 miles

$9 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Chelsea to Charing Cross is to subway which costs £2 - £3 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelsea to Charing Cross is to taxi which costs £11 - £14 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelsea Old Town Hall and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Battersea Power Station Pier station and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Chelsea and Charing Cross is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Chelsea to Charing Cross without a car is to subway which takes 7 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Sloane Square station to Embankment station takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Chelsea to Charing Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Chelsea Old Town Hall station.

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Chelsea to Charing Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Chelsea to Charing Cross.
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  • Distance: 2.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

What companies run services between Chelsea, England and Charing Cross, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Chelsea to Charing Cross every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 38 min. National Express also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Chelsea Old Town Hall to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to London Embankment Stn
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Battersea Power Station Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Greater London to London
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chelsea to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $14
Access
$9 - $13
Assist
$9 - $13
UberX
$9 - $13
UberXL
$13 - $18
Exec
$17 - $24
Lux
$26 - $35
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Manresa Road, Chelsea to Craven Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Chelsea to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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There are 8472+ hotels available in Charing Cross. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Chelsea and Charing Cross. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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