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There are 3 ways to get from Erith to Charlton by train, subway or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Erith to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Shepperton

£18 - £39

Cheapest option

Train, subway  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Erith to London Cannon Street
  2. Take the subway from Cannon Street station to Wimbledon station
  3. Take the train from Wimbledon to Shepperton

£18 - £37

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Erith to Charlton 56.7 miles

£8 - £13

Erith to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between Erith and Charlton is around 1h 47m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 36m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Erith to Charlton service departs from Erith and arrives in Shepperton. Typically 268 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 47m
Fastest journey time:
1h 36m
Journey distance:
35 miles
Services per week:
268
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:02
Last service departs at:
23:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Erith to Charlton train and subway schedules

Departing Saturday, July 24, 2021

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

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Erith to Charlton is to drive, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Erith to Charlton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Erith to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Erith and arriving at Shepperton via London Bridge station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between Erith and Charlton is 27 miles. The road distance is 56.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Erith to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs £17 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Erith to Charlton, including transfers.

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Erith to Charlton train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Erith station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erith to Charlton is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Erith to Charlton.

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

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  • Distance: 27.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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

You can take a train from Erith to Charlton via London Bridge, London Bridge station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 1h 52m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Erith to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £18
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£6 - £10
1st Class
£12 - £18
Train from Erith to London Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £21
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£8 - £12
1st Class
£14 - £21
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £19
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
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Cannon Street station to Wimbledon station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)

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