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There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Charlton by train, plane, bus, subway or car

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Train to Glasgow, fly to London City, line 53 bus  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  3. Take the line 53 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Charlton House

£62 - £294

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Bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express

£22 - £33

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to London City  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY

£67 - £280

Fly Glasgow to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

£45 - £193

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, subway, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station
  4. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Charlton

£54 - £270

Fly Glasgow to London Luton, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to Charlton

£54 - £146

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted, train, line 486 bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the line 486 bus from North Greenwich Station to Charlton, Warren Walk

£42 - £201

Fly Glasgow to Southampton, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southampton (SOU) GLA - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

£103 - £297

Train via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

£156 - £511

Train  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross

£63 - £432

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Charlton 413.1 miles

£60 - £95

Glasgow to Charlton by train, subway and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Charlton is around 5h 55m and covers a distance of around 413 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 36m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and London Buses, the Glasgow to Charlton service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Charlton Village. Typically 97 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 55m
Fastest journey time:
5h 36m
Services per week:
97
Cheapest price:
£156
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:26
Last service departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Charlton train, subway and bus schedules

Glasgow → Charlton
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Charlton is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 9h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Charlton is to train and fly and line 53 bus. Taking this option will cost £60 - £300 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Charlton Village via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Elephant & Castle London Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Charlton via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Charlton is 352 miles. The road distance is 413.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Charlton without a car is to train via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd which takes 5h 53m and costs £150 - £550.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Glasgow to Charlton, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Charlton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Charlton train services, operated by LNER, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Charlton is to train via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd which takes 5h 53m and costs £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 9h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 352 miles
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Charlton, Greater London, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to London Euston hourly. Tickets cost £150 - £550 and the journey takes 4h 54m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 7h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £240
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £240
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from Luton to Charlton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£17 - £22
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 Paddington station to Charing Cross station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£55 - £430
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single
£190 - £270
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£300 - £430
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 Woolwich Arsenal Station to Charlton House
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Charlton, Warren Walk
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Glasgow to Charlton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Glasgow to Charlton train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Charlton is 413 miles. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Glasgow to Charlton.

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British Airways offers flights from Glasgow Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 3763+ hotels available in Charlton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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