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

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Vauxhall to Shepperton

£8 - £18

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Chelsea, Carlyle Square Chelsea to Fulwell, South Road Fulwell N22
  2. Take the train from Fulwell to Sunbury

£2 - £6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelsea to Charlton 15.4 miles

£35 - £50

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Chelsea to Charlton 15.4 miles

£2 - £4

Chelsea to Charlton by train

The train journey time between Chelsea and Charlton is around 47 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest train normally takes 38 min. Operated by South Western Railway, the Chelsea to Charlton train service departs from Vauxhall and arrives in Shepperton. Typically 267 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
47 min
Fastest train time:
38 min
Train distance:
19 miles
Trains per week:
267
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:01
Last train departs at:
23:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chelsea to Charlton train schedules

Chelsea → Charlton
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The cheapest way to get from Chelsea to Charlton is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelsea to Charlton is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vauxhall and arriving at Shepperton. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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It is 13 miles from Chelsea to Charlton. It is approximately 15.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Chelsea to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs £8 - £18.

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The train from Vauxhall to Shepperton takes 47 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelsea to Charlton is 15 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Chelsea to Charlton.

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  • Distance: 13 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Vauxhall to Shepperton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £8 - £18 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Vauxhall to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £18
Train from Fulwell to Sunbury
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£1 - £3
Anytime Day 1st Class
£3 - £5
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 Chelsea, Carlyle Square Chelsea to Fulwell, South Road Fulwell
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Chelsea to Charlton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Wimbledon Minicabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3198 8495
Website
wimbledonairporttransfer.co.uk
Wimbledon Minicabs
Phone
+44 0 8946 9292
Website
wimbledon-minicabs.co.uk

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