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There are 5 ways to get from East Dulwich to Charlton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 185 bus, train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the line 185 bus from East Dulwich, Goose Green to Vauxhall Bus Station 185
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Shepperton

£10 - £20

Cheapest option

Line 37 bus, line 216 bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the line 37 bus from East Dulwich, Derwent Grove to Putney Heath Green Man 37
  2. Take the line 216 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road 216

£4

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from East Dulwich to Tulse Hill
  2. Take the train from Tulse Hill to Wimbledon
  3. Take the train from Wimbledon to Shepperton

£11 - £22

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Dulwich to Charlton 20.1 miles

£50 - £60

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from East Dulwich to Charlton 20.1 miles

£3 - £5

East Dulwich to Charlton by bus and train

The journey time between East Dulwich and Charlton is around 1h 18m and covers a distance of around 23 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 10m. Operated by London Buses and South Western Railway, the East Dulwich to Charlton service departs from East Dulwich, Goose Green and arrives in Shepperton. Typically 275 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 18m
Fastest journey time:
1h 10m
Journey distance:
23 miles
Services per week:
275
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:52
Last service departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Dulwich to Charlton bus and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, July 27, 2021

East Dulwich → Charlton
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Dulwich to Charlton is to line 37 bus and line 216 bus which costs £4 and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from East Dulwich to Charlton is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Dulwich to Charlton. However, there are services departing from East Dulwich, Derwent Grove and arriving at Ashford Common, Napier Road via Putney Heath Green Man and Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Dulwich to Charlton. However, there are services departing from East Dulwich and arriving at Shepperton via Tulse Hill and Wimbledon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between East Dulwich and Charlton is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.1 miles.

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The best way to get from East Dulwich to Charlton without a car is to line 185 bus and train which takes 1h 31m and costs £9 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from East Dulwich to Charlton, including transfers.

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East Dulwich to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from East Dulwich, Derwent Grove station.

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East Dulwich to Charlton train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from East Dulwich station.

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The best way to get from East Dulwich to Charlton is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs £11 - £23. Alternatively, you can line 37 bus and line 216 bus, which costs £4 and takes 2h 18m.

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Map of how to get from East Dulwich to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between East Dulwich, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from East Dulwich to Charlton via Tulse Hill and Wimbledon in around 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Dulwich to Charlton via Putney Heath Green Man, Fairfield Bus Station, and Cromwell Road Bus Station in around 2h 18m.

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 Wimbledon to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £13
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £13
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Tulse Hill to Wimbledon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£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 East Dulwich, Goose Green to Vauxhall Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from East Dulwich, Derwent Grove to Putney Heath Green Man
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from East Dulwich to Charlton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
£50 - £60
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Anerley Minicab Cars
Phone
+44 20 3874 0222
Website
anerleyminicab.co.uk
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Beckenham Mini Cabs Cars
Phone
+44 20 3874 0223
Website
beckenhamcar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Dulwich to Charlton is 20 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from East Dulwich to Charlton.

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